Fiction writer Lydia Davis read from her work Oct. 28, 2010 as part of the Cornell Creative Writing Program Fall 2010 Reading Series.

Davis, an English professor at SUNY Albany, is a master of very short stories, some no longer than a sentence. Her collections include "Break it Down" (1986), winner of the Whiting Writer's Award, "Samuel Johnson is Indignant" (2001), and "The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis" (2009).

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