BA/MA Welcome Back Potluck

This past Friday, BA/MA students and faculty gathered together for the first potluck of the year with great food and even better company. Sitting outside enjoying the beautiful weather, first years, second years, and professors alike caught up on … [Continue reading]

Ron Rash to Read September 26th

Join us this upcoming Monday, September 26th, as bestselling novelist, short story writer, and poet, Ron Rash, opens this year’s Mary E. Rolling Reading Series at 7:30 pm in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium. Rash is the author of the 2009 … [Continue reading]

Tom Williams Reading Tonight

Tonight our reading series will come to a close with a final reading by Tom Williams. Williams is the author of The Mimic's Own Voice, Don't Start Me Talkin', and Among the Wild Mulattos and Other Tales, which was released in July of last year. An … [Continue reading]

Aryn Kyle Reading Tonight

Join us tonight for a reading by Aryn Kyle, an award-winning novelist and short fiction writer. Kyle is the author of The God of Animals, an international best-selling novel. Her latest work, Boys and Girls Like You and Me, is a short story … [Continue reading]

Charlotte Holmes Reading Tonight

Our very own Charlotte Holmes will be kicking off our Mary E. Rolling Series this semester tonight at 7:30 in Foster Auditorium. She will be reading from her brand new book of short stories, The Grass Labyrinth. Holmes is the director of the Creative … [Continue reading]

Merrill Gilfillan Reading

The Mary E. Rolling series finished up the semester with a reading from Merrill Gillfillan, author of numerous works of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. He read first from what he described as the "sometimes-slippery realm of non-fiction," … [Continue reading]

Vijay Seshadri Reading

Our Emily Dickinson lecturer, Pulitzer-Prize winning poet Vijay Seshadri, gave a reading last Thursday. Students and faculty filled every seat in Foster Auditorium, and still more stood in the back as Julia Kasdorf introduced Seshadri, describing his … [Continue reading]

Elizabeth Benedict Reading

Our Mary E. Rolling Reading Series kicked off on Thursday with a reading by Elizabeth Benedict. Benedict is the author of several books, including The Beginner's Book of Dreams, Almost, and The Joy of Writing Sex. Her latest book, Me, My Hair, and I: … [Continue reading]

Graduating BA/MA Reading!

Last year's BA/MA graduating class in their post-reading glow. In case you missed last year's BA/MA graduating cohort's reading at Webster's and you are still devastated by the loss, never fear! The tradition continues this Saturday, May 2, at … [Continue reading]

First Book Festival, April 2015

Our first-ever First Book Fest (held April 3 & 4) brought together MFA poetry grads who came back to campus to read from their books of poetry and lead community poetry workshops, BA/MA poetry students who introduced the poets at their readings, … [Continue reading]

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