On Thursday, 15 November 2012, Lee Zacharias read at the Weatherspoon Art Museum on Spring Garden Street in Greensboro, NC. Her reading was part of ‘Will Read For Food,’ an annual benefit for Greensboro charities. The event was sponsored by the MFA Writing Program at UNC Greensboro. Fiction writer Michael Parker organized the event and introduced the readers.

Lee Zacharias is the author of a short story collection, Helping Muriel Make It Through the Night, two novels, Lessons and the forthcoming At Random, and a collection of essays to be published by Hub City Press in 2014. Her work has appeared in numerous journals, including The Southern Review, Shenandoah, The Gettysburg Review, and The Best American Essays. Professor Emerita of English at UNC Greensboro, she has completed another novel and is at work on a fourth.

Zacharias read an excerpt from a new novel titled “Across the Great Lake.” Read an excerpt from the novel or listen to her entire reading, in mp3 format.