September 21, 2017
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
WILLIAM SNYDER, professor, English
BRYNN CULLOTON, Office manager
AMY KELLY, College Communications and Media Relations director
VISITING WRITERS FESTIVAL AT CONCORDIA
The Concordia College English Department will present the Visiting Writers Festival Wednesday, Oct. 4-Friday, Oct. 6, in the Morrie Jones Conference Center A/B, Knutson Campus Center. A public reading will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, is free and open to the public.
Each fall, the English Department invites three writers to campus to read their work, conduct master classes, participate in a student-moderated panel discussion about writing and literature, and visit classrooms. The department invites a poet, a writer of fiction, and a nonfiction writer or journalist to participate.
This year’s writers include poet Denise Lajimodiere, author of “Dragonfly Dance,” a collection of poems written from the point of view of an American Indian woman; Alan Davis, author of the collection of stories “So Bravely Vegetative,” winner of Prize Americana for Fiction; and Michelle Leon, author of “I Live Inside: Memoirs of a Babe in Toyland” about her rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle in a punk/alternative band that started in Minneapolis in the ’80s.