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Poet Karen Craigo to read from new book during Penn State Behrend visit

Poet Karen Craigo will read poems from her latest collection, “No More Milk,” on Thursday, April 12, when the 2017-18 edition of the Creative Writers Reading Series returns to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Novelist Melissa Fraterrigo to read from new book during Behrend visit

On Thursday, March 29, Melissa Fraterrigo will read excerpts from her new novel “Glory Days” as part of Penn State Behrend's Creative Writers Reading Series. Her 6 p.m. reading and the reception preceding it are free and open to the public.
David Kirby

'Lifetime Achievement' award winner David Kirby to read at Penn State Behrend

Poet David Kirby will read poems from his latest collection, “Get Up, Please,” on Oct. 19 when the 2017-18 edition of the Creative Writers Reading Series returns to Penn State Behrend.
Cristina García

Author Cristina García to read from new novel during Penn State Behrend visit

Cristina García will read excerpts from her new novel “Here in Berlin” on Oct. 5 when the 2017-18 edition of the Creative Writers Reading Series returns to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.
Eric Freeze will read excerpts from “Invisible Men” on Thursday, Sept. 21, when the 2017-18 edition of the Creative Writers Reading Series kicks off at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Author Eric Freeze to read at Penn State Behrend on Sept. 21

Eric Freeze will read excerpts from “Invisible Men” on Thursday, Sept. 21, when the 2017-18 edition of the Creative Writers Reading Series kicks off at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.
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Poet Mary Biddinger to read at Penn State Behrend on April 20

Mary Biddinger will read excerpts from her poetry collection “A Sunny Place with Adequate Water” on April 20 during the final installment of the 2016-17 Creative Writers Reading Series at Penn State Behrend. Her 6 p.m. reading and the reception preceding it are free and open to the public.
Mecca Jamilah Sullivan pictured.

Mecca Jamilah Sullivan to visit Penn State Behrend April 13

Sullivan will read excerpts from her short story collection “Blue Talk and Love” on Thursday, April 13, when the 2016-17 edition of the Creative Writers Reading Series returns to Penn State Behrend. Her 6 p.m. reading and the reception preceding it are free and open to the public. Both events will be held in the Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel.

Author to conjure unicorns, cyclopes and bearded women at Penn State Behrend

Teresa Milbrodt will read excerpts from her fantastical short stories when the Creative Writers Reading Series returns to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College on March 30. Her 6 p.m. reading and the reception that will precede it are free and open to the public. Both events will be held in the Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel.