The Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature will welcome award-winning writer and visual artist Eric Gansworth to the Henry Madden Library this month. A welcome reception and presentation by Gansworth will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, March 18, in the University Dining Hall.

This event is free and open to the public. During his stay from March 18 through March 22, Gansworth will also be embedded in Fresno State English, American Indian Studies and Education courses on campus. INFO: Jami Helwig at 559.278.8116 or