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Readings from returning Alumni

A graduate with High Honors in English Literature from Swarthmore, Patricia Park '03 will be returning for a reading from her debut novel Re Jane, a Korean-American retelling of Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre set in NYC and Seoul. Thursday, September 24, 2015. Mc Cabe, 7:30 PM; reception following at the Intercultural Center.

A reading by the novelist Erika Johansen '99.  Ms. Johansen will also judge and announce the winners of the William Plumer Potter fiction writers' contest for 2016.  Ms. Johansen is the author of The Queen of the Tearling and The Invasion of the Tearling.  Wednesday, March 30, 2016.

A reading by poet and word-based artist Sam Taylor '97 whose practice ranges from traditional and experimental poem-making to work that marries poetic craft with contemporary art.  He is the author of two books of poems, Body of the World and Nude Descending an Empire, and the recipient of the 2014-2015 Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship.  Mr. Taylor will also judge and announce the winners of the Morrell and Hayes poetry contests for 2016.  Date: TBA.