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Award-Winning Author Ha Jin Featured in Bryn Mawr’s Free Creative Writing Program Reading Series

Posted November 18, 2010
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Author Ha Jin, winner of the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award, will read from his work on Thursday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Goodhart Music Room, Goodhart Hall, at Bryn Mawr College. The reading is part of Bryn Mawr College’s Creative Writing Program Reading Series. All readings in the series are […]

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. […]

Best-Selling Author Jamaica Kincaid To Give Free Reading at Bryn Mawr College on Thursday, Sept. 30

Posted September 23, 2010
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Jamaica Kincaid, author of the bestseller The Autobiography of My Mother, will give a free reading of her work in Bryn Mawr College’s Thomas Great Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30. The reading is part of Bryn Mawr’s Creative Writing Program Reading Series. Kincaid is the author of a nearly a dozen works […]

“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 […]

Celebrated Writer, Naturalist, and Environmental Activist Peter Matthiessen to Give Free Reading

Posted April 15, 2010
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Two-time National Book Award winner Peter Matthiessen, author of At Play in the Fields of the Lord, will read from his work on Tuesday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. at Bryn Mawr’s Thomas Great Hall. Part of Bryn Mawr’s Creative Writing Program Reading Series, the event is free and open to the public. Matthiessen has […]

Reading by Acclaimed Writer Robin Black April 6

Posted April 2, 2010
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Acclaimed short-story writer and essayist Robin Black will read from her first story collection in Ely Room at Wyndham Alumnae House on Tuesday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. Read more»

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Mark Strand to Give Free Reading at Bryn Mawr College

Posted March 17, 2010
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Former Poet Laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner Mark Strand will read from his work on Thursday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ely Room of the Wyndham Alumnae House at Bryn Mawr College. Part of Bryn Mawr’s Creative Writing Program Reading Series, the event is free and open to the […]

Celebrated Writer Julia Alvarez to Read; Musicians Will Perform Musical Setting of Her Poems by Haverford Professor

Posted November 30, 2009
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Celebrated Dominican-American author Julia Alvarez, best known for her fictional works How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of the Butterflies, will be joined by chamber musicians L’Ensemble for a night of words and music  at Bryn Mawr College’s Thomas Great Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. The evening […]

Award-Winning Satirist George Saunders to Read

Posted November 2, 2009
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MacArthur “genius” fellow and frequent New Yorker contributor George Saunders will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, in  Ely Room at the Wyndham Alumnae House as part of the College’s 2009-10 Creative Writing Program Reading Series. The Creative Writing Program’s Reading Series is free and open to the public. Best […]

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 […]

National Book Award finalist Jim Shepard to read

Posted October 20, 2008

Author Jim Shepard, whose short story collection Like You’d Understand, Anyway has recently become available in paperback, will give a reading  on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ely Room at the Wyndham Alumnae House. Free and open to the public, Shepard’s appearance is part of the College’s yearlong Creative Writing Program Reading […]

“Young Lion” Olga Grushin to Read Fiction

Posted January 31, 2008
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Author Olga Grushin, who was chosen as one of Granta magazine’s “21 Best American Fiction Writers Under 35” last year and received the 2007 New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award, will give a reading at Bryn Mawr College on Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ely Room of the Wyndham Alumnae […]