English Department Reading Series featuring Madeline ffitch

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm
End Date
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 8:00 pm
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Jen Moore
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The Department of English and Polaris Literary Magazine are pleased to welcome fiction writer Madeline ffitch to campus on Wednesday, November 20th, for a reading, reception and Q & A.  Madeline ffitch writes and organizes in Appalachian Ohio. She was a founding member of the punk theater company, The Missoula Oblongata, and is the author of the story collection, Valparaiso, Round the Horn, as well as the novel Stay and Fight (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), one of this year's New York Times Book Review's "New Books to Watch For." Madeline has been awarded residencies at Yaddo and at the MacDowell Colony, and she lives in Athens, Ohio. The event will begin at 7pm in the Wilson Art Center Elzay Gallery and will be preceded by a catered reception at 6:30 and followed by a Q & A session. The event is free and open to the public, and supported with a generous gift from Phil Oleson, BSPh '66, and Mary (Monstwil) Oleson, BSPh '70.