|Date: March 17, 2000
Contact: Kate St. Germaine
Phone: (207) 859-6732
Three Readings at Colby in April
The Colby College Visiting Writers Series has announced three readings in April. All of the readings will be held at 7:30 p.m. in room 5 of Colbys Arey Building and are open to the public free of charge.
On Tuesday, April 4, fiction writer Elizabeth Searle will read from her collection of short stories, My Body to You, which won the Iowa Short Fiction Award. She is also the author of the novel A Four-Sided Bed.
On Thursday, April 13, Colby visiting faculty members Susan Sterling and Wesley McNair both will give readings. Sterling, visiting assistant professor of English, is an essayist and fiction writer. McNair, visiting professor of English, is the author of several books of poems, including The Town of No, My Brother Running and Talking in the Dark.
On Thursday, April 27, Reeve Lindbergh will present the annual Edwin J. Kenney Memorial Non-Fiction Reading. Lindbergh is the author of Under a Wing: A Memoir, about growing up as the daughter of Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. She is also the author of the novels The Names of the Mountains and Moving to the Country and many childrens books, including The Circle of Days, a modern retelling of St. Francis of Assisis "Canticle of the Sun," a hymn in praise of all creation.
These readings are part of the 1999-2000 Colby Visiting Writers Series.