Chris Offutt is an award-winning author and screenwriter, and will come to Boise to read for the Boise State MFA in Creative Writing's Reading Series. This reading is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Offutt worked on the HBO drama "True Blood" and the Showtime series "Weeds." His books include the memoir My Father, the Pornographer (published in April 2017), as well as Kentucky Straight, The Same River Twice, The Good Brother, Out of the Woods, and No Heroes: A Memoir of Coming Home. His work has appeared in The Best American Essays, The Best American Short Stories, and many other anthologies. He lives near Oxford, Mississippi.