Jeffrey Ford, author of nine books and five short-story collections, reads from his new novel, “The Twilight Pariah,” in the Bayley Room of Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave., Delaware. Called “poignant and punchy” by The New York Times, “The Twilight Pariah” tells the story of three friends who search for treasure but find horror instead. Ford, a part-time OWU English instructor, has earned World Fantasy, Nebula, Edgar Allan Poe, Shirley Jackson, Hayakawa (Japan), and Gran Prix de l’Imaginaire (France) awards for his writing. Learn more about Ford at www.well-builtcity.com. His reading is sponsored by the Department of English. Admission is free. Learn more at www.owu.edu/English.