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WORD THURSDAYS FEATURING GARY FINCKE AND HELANE LEVINE-KEATING
June 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gary Fincke’s (Selinsgrove, PA) latest collection of personal essays, The Darkness Call, won the 2017 Robert C. Jones Prize for Short Prose, and will be published by Louisiana State University in 2018. The Out-of-Sorts: New and Selected Stories was published by West Virginia University in 2017. A new collection of poetry, The Infinity Room, has just been named the 2018 winner of the Wheelbarrow Books (Michigan State University) Prize for Established Poets. Winner of the Flannery O’Connor Prize for Short Fiction and The Ohio State/The Journal Prize for Poetry, he has published more than 30 books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, and has just retired as Charles Degenstein Professor of English and Creative Writing Emeritus at Susquehanna University. Some of his work can be found at: http://wvupressonline.com/node/477 and http://pleiadespress.org/books/the-darkness-call-essays/.
Helane Levine-Keating (Long Island, NY): Since receiving a BA in Comparative Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Rochester, an MA in French Literature from NYU, and a PhD in Comparative Literature from NYU and the University of Paris in 1980 and studying creative writing with Anthony Hecht, Sharon Olds, Galway Kinnell, Edward Field, and M.L. Rosenthal, Helane has been a professor of Comparative Literature and Creative Writing at Pace University since 1983. Her poetry has appeared in various journals and anthologies, including The NY Quarterly, The Malahat Review, Women and Stepfamilies (Temple U Press), Heresies, Facere, Graham House Review, Pudding, Central Park, and Like Light. She has co-edited three editions of Lives Through Literature: A Thematic Anthology (Prentice-Hall/Pearson), and Finishing Line Press published her poetry chapbook, Lunar Eclipse, in January 2018. Her essays and book reviews have appeared in American Book Review, The Woolf Studies Annual, 3 Quarks Daily, and other journals, and her fine art photography has appeared in recent solo and group exhibitions at the Longyear Gallery, The Roxbury Arts Group, The Erpf Center of the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, The Catskill Watershed Corporation, The Other Half Gallery, and the Blue Mountain Gallery. Website: www.helanelevine-keating.com.
$3 suggested donation. Students are free.
- June 14, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
- 94 Church Street, Treadwell, NY, 13846, United States
94 Church St
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