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Frostic Series returns with novelist Joanna Scott

Jan. 22, 2007

KALAMAZOO--The Gwen Frostic Reading Series begins its spring 2007 schedule with novelist Joanna Scott reading from her newest work, "Everybody Loves Somebody," Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. in the Little Theatre at Western Michigan University. All readings in the series are open to the public free of charge.

Scott is the author of numerous works of fiction, including 1997 Pulitzer Prize finalist "The Manikin." Other works include "Tourmaline," "Make Believe," "Liberation," "Arrogance" and "Various Antidotes," which was a finalist for the 1995 PEN/Faulkner Award. She is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and a Lannan Award, and resides in Rochester, N.Y.

Spring 2007 Gwen Frostic Reading Series

Jan. 24, novelist Joanna Scott
Jan. 31, poet David Rivard
Feb. 28, novelist Bryan Charles
March 28, poet and essayist Lia Purpura
April 4, poet and novelist Richard Katrovas
April 11, "The Art of the One-Act" various playwrights

All readings are Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the Little Theatre, which is located at the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver Street on Western Michigan University's East Campus. There is free off-street parking behind the theatre.

For more information about the Gwen Frostic Reading Series, contact Dr. Arnie Johnston, chair of the Department of English, at arnie.johnston@wmich.edu. To be added to the mailing list for reading series announcements, write to Becky Beech at rebecca.beech@wmich.edu and include your complete name and postal address.

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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