Wilkes University Creative Writing Department to host Maslow Reading Series nightly from Jan. 10 until Jan. 14.
WILKES-BARRE — The Maslow Faculty Reading Series, which traditionally features readings from faculty and alumni of Wilkes University’s graduate creative writing program, will return Jan. 10 and conclude Jan. 14. Each night’s program is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and end at 9 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 10’s reading will occur at Barnes & Noble Bookseller’s downtown Wilkes-Barre location and will feature fiction and nonfiction readings from faculty and alumni. Works will be available at the event.
Monday, Jan. 11’s program will be held at downtown Wilkes-Barre’s R.C. Movies 14 and will feature a screening of “Showing Roots,” a comedic drama set in 1977 about two socially-conscious women inspired by the television mini-series “Roots.” A panel discussion will follow the screening.
Readings from Jan. 12 through Jan. 14 will be held at Dorothy Dickson Darte Center on Wilkes’ campus. Tuesday, Jan. 12 will showcase fiction, poetry and nonfiction faculty. Wednesday, Jan. 13 will feature Playwrights Readers Ensemble performances. The series will conclude Thursday, Jan. 14 with faculty readings and a reading from Etruscan Press author Laurie Cannady. Works will be available at each of these events.
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