Thursday, February 14, 2013 11:30 AM
You are invited to a
reading by faculty and staff with professional creative writing
publications on Thursday, Feb. 14 from 11:30-12:50 in the lobby of the
Bromeley Family Theater. We'll be serving pizza and readings will be less
than 10 minutes each. We did a similar event last year and had many
requests to repeat it; the event is sponsored by Baily's Beads
and the writing program.
The following faculty
and staff members will be presenting work:
Liza Greville, who works
in the Office of the President and is a licensed clinical social worker, has
published creative nonfiction in the First Person feature of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and
three esssays in Brain,
Child magazine. Her work has also been aired on WPSU’s This I Believe.
Judy Hopkins, who
teaches composition, newswriting, and news editing at Pitt-Bradford, has
published poetry in California
Quarterly and Timber
Creek Review as well as an essay in Skirt! Magazine.
Nancy McCabe, who directs
the writing program, has won a Pushcart Prize and had work recognized five
times byBest American Essays and once
by Best American
Nonrequired Reading. Her fourth book, Medium-Sized House on thePrairie: A Memoir about
Imaginative Heroines and Literary Landscapes, is forthcoming
from the University of Missouri Press.
In 2012, Carol Newman,
who teaches fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction classes, received the
Chautauqua Hauser Award for Prose. She has also won a second place and
two honorable mentions for poetry and has work forthcoming in Chautauqua Literary
Magazine and two anthologies.
Helen Ruggieri taught poetry at Pitt Bradford for many years. She spent a
semester in Japan and became interested in Japanese women writers and that
evolved into her fourth collection of poetry, Butterflies Under a Japanese Moon. Her
new book The Kingdom Where
Everybody Sings Off Key will be out in May. She also
Dani Weber, who directs
Pitt-Bradford’s writing center and has taught technical writing at
Pitt-Bradford, has taught English as a second language in Germany and published
creative nonfiction and academic reviews. She also writes fiction.