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VCU Visiting Writers – Ru Freeman & LeAnne Howe

VCU Visiting Writers:  Ru Freeman (On Sal Mal Lane) & LeAnne Howe (Choctalking on Other Realities) ​Ru Freeman‘s creative and political writing has appeared internationally. She is the author of the novels A Disobedient Girl  and On Sal Mal Lane,  aNew York Times Editor’s Choice Book. Both novels have been translated into several languages including Italian, French, Hebrew, and Chinese. She is…

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VCU Visiting Writers Series – Sonja Livingston & Scott Russell Sanders

VCU Visiting Writers  Sonja Livingston (Ladies Night at the Dreamland) & Scott Russell Sanders (Dancing in Dreamtime) 23 Feb 2017   7pm   VCU Cabell Library ​Sonja Livingston‘s latest book, Ladies Night at the Dreamland, has been called “a literary search and rescue” that combines imagination and research to conjure the lives of extraordinary and often overlooked historical women. She’s the author of the award-winning memoirs Queen of…

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VCU Visiting Writers Series – MFA Alumni Spotlight Event

MFA Alumni Spotlight Event Lea Marshall (Here is what I want you to do) Katy Resch George (Exposure) Patty Smith (The Year of Needy Girls) Audrey Walls (Cyanosis) January 25, 2017 – 7PM VCU Cabell Library Lea Marshall’s work has appeared in Thrush, Linebreak, Diode Poetry Journal, Hayden’s Ferry Review, B O D Y, Broad…

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Cabell First Novelist Award — Angela Flournoy

Cabell First Novelist Award Angela Flournoy (The Turner House) November 17, 2016 – 7PM VCU Cabell Library Angela Flournoy is the winner of the 2016 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award for her novel, The Turner House, which was also a finalist for the National Book Award and a New York Times notable book of the…

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Levis Reading Prize — Rickey Laurentiis

Levis Reading Prize Rickey Laurentiis (Boy with Thorn) October 11, 2016 – 7PM VCU Cabell Library Rickey Laurentiis is the winner of the 2015 Levis Reading Prize awarded by the Department of English and its MFA in Creative Writing Program at Virginia Commonwealth University for his poetry collection Boy with Thorn, which was also selected…

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