Poet and prose writer Marjorie Maddox to read from her work Feb. 21

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Poet and prose writer Marjorie Maddox to read from her work Feb. 21

Marjorie Maddox, author of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and children’s literature, will read from her work Tuesday, February 21 at 7 p.m. in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts. The reading will kick off the Hard Freight Café open mic event.

Maddox's most recent books include the short story collection What She Was Saying, forthcoming in March from Fomite Press, and the poetry collection Local News from Someplace Else, published by Wipf & Stock in 2013. Her honors include the Paumanok Poetry Award, an Academy of American Poets Prize, the Seattle Review’s Bentley Prize for Poetry, a Bread Loaf Scholarship, and Pushcart Prize nominations in both poetry and fiction.

Maddox received her M.F.A. in creative writing from Cornell University. She is a professor of English and creative writing at Lock Haven University, where she was named the 2012 Honors Professor of the Year.

Sponsored by the English program and the Division of Arts and Humanities, both the reading and the open mic are free and open to the public.

Media contact:
Marissa Carney, Media Relations Coordinator, University Relations 814-949-5105

Web Contact:
Jonathan O'Harrow, Webmaster, University Relations 814-949-5105

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