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SOLSTICE MFA in CREATIVE WRITING PROGRAM ANNOUNCES READING SERIES FOR JANUARY 2020

CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. — Dec. 9, 2019 — The Solstice MFA in Creative Writing Program of Pine Manor College is pleased to announce its winter 2020 reading series, which features faculty—including new faculty member José Angel Araguz—and special guests. Readings are FREE, open to the public, and will be held in the Founder’s Room of Pine Manor College, 400 Heath Street in Chestnut Hill. Author’s books will be available for signing, and there is plenty of FREE parking! Check out the full reading series schedule below, and see full guest bios on our website.

Friday, Jan. 3 at 7:30 p.m.Staff & Faculty Reading: Kassie Rubico, Brendan Kiely, & Nicole Terez Dutton

Saturday, Jan. 4 at 7:30 p.m.: Staff & Faculty Reading: Amy Hoffman, Meg Kearney, & Anne-Marie Oomen

Sunday, Jan. 5 at 7:30 p.m.: Staff & Writers-in-Residence Reading: Quintin Collins, Randall Kenan, & Terrance Hayes

Monday, Jan. 6 from 4:45 – 6:00 p.m.: Graduating Student Readings I: Lisa Allen & Mark Jednaszewski

Monday, Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m.: Faculty & Guest Reading: Raùl the Third, Sandra Scofield, & Ewa Chrusciel

Tuesday, Jan. 7 from 5 – 6 p.m.: Graduating Student Readings II: Dustin Grinnell, Jasmine Raghunandan, Andy Smart

Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m.Faculty & Guest Reading: Josh Neufeld, David Yoo, Michael Klein, Emma Otheguy

Thursday, Jan. 9 at 7:30 p.m.Faculty & Guest Reading: Kathi Aguero, Steve Huff, & Gretchen Primack

Friday, Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m.: Faculty & Guest Reading: Venise Berry, Yangsook Choi, Laura Williams McCaffrey, & José Araguz


ABOUT SOLSTICE & PINE MANOR COLLEGE
As an undergraduate institution consistently ranked among the most diverse in the country, Pine Manor College emphasizes an inclusive, community-building approach to liberal arts education. The Solstice MFA in Creative Writing reflects the College’s overall mission by creating a supportive, welcoming environment in which writers of all backgrounds are encouraged to take creative risks. We strive to instill in our students an appreciation for the value of community-building and community service, and see engagement with the literary arts not only as a means to personal fulfillment but also as an instrument for real cultural change.

Directions to Pine Manor College, complete bios of our authors, and more information about the Solstice MFA in Creative Writing Program can be found at www.pmc.edu/mfa.

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 MEDIA CONTACT
 Quintin Collins
 Solstice MFA Assistant Director
qcollins@pmc.edu