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THE SOLSTICE MFA PROGRAM of PINE MANOR COLLEGE
INVITES LOCAL LITERARY FANS TO FREE SUMMER READING SERIES

[Chestnut Hill, MA, July 3, 2019] The Solstice MFA in Creative Writing Program of Pine Manor College announces its Summer Reading Series. Readings will be held in the Founder’s Room of Pine Manor College, 400 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, and are FREE and open to the public. Author’s books will be available for signing, and there is plenty of FREE parking!

Friday, July 5 at 7:30 p.m.: faculty member Sandra Scofield (The Last Draft & Swim: Stories of the 60’s)writer-in-Residence Renée Watson (Watch Us Rise & Piecing Me Together); & faculty member Laure-Anne Bosselaar (These Many Rooms & A New Hunger).

Saturday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m.: Graduate Assistant Quintin Collins; faculty member Steven Huff (Blissful & Other Stories & A Fire in the Hill); & faculty member Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich (Someday Is Now & Two Naomis).

Sunday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m.: Special guest Zack Rogow (Irreverent Litanies & Talking with the Radio); faculty member Amy Hoffman (Lies About My Family & The Off Season); faculty member Laura Williams McCaffrey (Water Shaper, Alia Waking, & Marked).

Monday, July 8 at 7:30 p.m.: faculty member Sterling Watson (Fighting in the Shade & Suitcase City); special guest Peter Selgin (Drowning Lessons & The Inventors) & faculty member Anne-Marie Oomen (Love, Sex, & 4H & The Lake Michigan Mermaid).

Tuesday, July 9 at 5:00 – 6:45 p.m.: Graduating Student Reading: Martin Smith, Renee Cote, Autumn Stephens, Al Leftwich, & Monika Kalina.

Wednesday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m.: faculty member Josh Neufeld (A.D.: New Orleans after the Deluge & A Few Perfect Hours); Program Director Meg Kearney (Home by Now & When You Never Said Goodbye); & special guest Zoraida Cordova (Brooklyn Brujas series and The Vicious Deep trilogy).

Thursday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m.: Special guest Rashin Kheiriyeh (Saffron Ice Cream & The Book Tree), special guest Jason Lutes (Jar of Fools & Houdini), & special guest, Cave Canem poet, Julian Randall.

Friday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m.: Program Assistant Director Beth Little (2016 winner of SCBWI Mag. Merit Honor for YA Review piece); faculty member David Yoo (The Detention Club & The Choke Artist: Confessions of a Chronic Underachiever); faculty member Iain Haley Pollock (Spit Back A Boy & Ghost Like a Place).

 

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