Fans of crime fiction will want to mark Dec. 6 on their calendars. That's when Elmore Leonard, author dozens of books including "Get Shorty" and "Rum Punch" comes to town. He'll be part of Butler University's Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers series, an under-appreciated treasure that brings to town top writers for free lectures.
Also on the Fall lineup: Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa (Sept. 23), novelists Lorrie Moore (Nov. 1) and Jonathan Lethem (Nov. 15) and more.
Film fans take note: Elmore Leonard's books have been the source for films including "Jackie Brown," "3:10 to Yuma," "52 Pick-Up," "Hombre" and many, many more.
For a full schedule for the series, call 940-9861.