John McPhee to Visit UC Davis


John McPhee, one of the foremost writers of contemporary American nonfiction, will visit the University of California, Davis, November 10-14, 2003 in a series of four public appearances. McPhee comes under the auspices of the annual Snyder/Soderquist Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. Established in honor of Gary Snyder, UC Davis emeritus poet and Pulitzer Prize-winner, by former UC Regent and businessman Charles J. Soderquist, the program presents major contemporary writers on nature, science and the humanities.