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Below are videos from the Lectores public readings series of The University of Tampa's low-residency MFA program.

Lectores Public Reading Series

Jessica Anthony

 Author, Jessica Anthony reads at the MFA program's opening.


Michael Connelly

Best-selling crime novelist Michael Connelly reads from his novel The Drop at the grand opening of the low-residency MFA program's inaugural Lectores public readings series. Vaughn Center, UT campus. 


Erica Dawson

 Assistant Professor of English, Erica Dawson reads at the MFA program's opening.


Tibor Fischer

 Novelist, Tibor Fischer reads at the MFA program's opening.


Arthur Flowers

Literary bluesman, novelist and contemporary griot Arthur Flowers opens up his Lectores reading with a  Signifying Monkey. Sykes Chapel and Center for Faith and Values, UT campus. 


Nick Flynn

Poet and memoirist Nick Flynn reads from his new memoir, in part about the making of his first memoir, Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, into the movie Being Flynn, in the Lectores public readings series. Falk Theater, UT campus. 


Karen Russell

American novelist, Karen Russell reads at the MFA program's opening.


George Saunders

George Saunders reads from his story " Victory Lap" at the low-residency MFA program's inaugural Lectores public readings series. Vaughn Center, UT campus.