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Bee Ridgway Interviewed in USA Today

Posted April 25, 2013

Bryn Mawr Professor of English Bethany Schneider (a.k.a. Bee Ridgway) discussed the blending of genres in her new novel, The River of No Return, in a recent interview on the USA Today website. Schneider’s love of Regency romance novels fuels her narrative, but she says she consciously jostled the confines of several defined genres during […]

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Charles Simic To Give Free Reading

Posted November 4, 2010
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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic will read from his work on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ely Room of the Wyndham Alumnae House at Bryn Mawr College. The reading is part of Bryn Mawr College’s Creative Writing Program Reading Series. All readings in the series are free and open to the public. […]

“Master Storyteller” Rick Moody Opens Reading Series Sept. 16

Posted September 9, 2010

A reading by Rick Moody, author of the novels The Ice Storm and, most recently, The Four Fingers of Death, opens Bryn Mawr College’s yearlong Creative Writing Program Reading Series. Moody will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, in The Goodhart Hall Music Room. Moody’s newest book, The Four Fingers […]

Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks to Perform From her Work in Goodhart

Posted October 13, 2009
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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks will perform her work at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, in Bryn Mawr College’s Goodhart Theater as part of the 2009-10 Creative Writing Program Reading Series. The Creative Writing Program’s Reading Series is free and open to the public. Named one of TIME magazine’s “100 Innovators for the Next […]

Bestselling Author Lorrie Moore Opens Stellar Reading Series

Posted September 10, 2009
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A reading by best-selling author Lorrie Moore from her new novel A Gate at the Stairs opens Bryn Mawr College’s yearlong Creative Writing Program Reading Series. This year’s series also features Dominican-American poet, fiction, and nonfiction writer Julia Alvarez; playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, the first African-American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Drama; The Paris […]

This Boy’s Life author Tobias Wolff to read April 15

Posted April 14, 2009

Author Tobias Wolff, whose memoir This Boy’s Life was turned into the 1993 film of the same name, will give a reading at Bryn Mawr College on Wednesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall. Free and open to the public, Wolff’s appearance is part of the College’s yearlong Creative Writing Program Reading […]

Poet Marilyn Hacker to read at Bryn Mawr

Posted April 2, 2009

Poet Marilyn Hacker, whose first collection of poems, Presentation Piece, received the National Book Award in 1975, will give a reading at Bryn Mawr College on Wednesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ely Room at Wyndham Alumnae House. Read more »

Poet Mary Jo Salter to read

Posted February 26, 2009
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Poet Mary Jo Salter, whose 2008 collection A Phone Call to the Future: New and Selected Poems was called “deeply human, brilliantly realized and refreshingly perceptive” by BookPage, will give a reading at Bryn Mawr on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ely Room at Wyndham Alumnae House. Read more »

Amy Hempel, master of short fiction, to read Nov. 13

Posted November 10, 2008

Award-winning short-story writer Amy Hempel will give a reading at Bryn Mawr on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ely Room at Wyndham Alumnae House. Hempel’s The Collected Stories, which gathers her four previous short-story collections in a single volume, won the Ambassador Book Award for fiction and was one of The New […]