Rosemont Writers’ Retreat: Showcase Monday

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With a little less than a week to go until the Rosemont Writers’ Retreat, and two days to register, we figured it might be a good idea to highlight some of the events going on during the week of the retreat, starting with Monday.

Noontime Writers and Readers Series 

12 noon, Gracemere Great Room, 1306 Wendover Rd. Rosemont PA 19010 

The noontime Writers and Readers Series will feature in-depth conversations about craft led by MFA program director, Carla Spataro, with five of the teachers at this year’s Rosemont Writer’s Retreat. Each program will run for approximately an hour and will feature readings by the authors and an opportunity for audience Q & A. For additional information please contact Carla Spataro at cspataro@rosemont.edu.

Featuring

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Elizabeth Mosier is the author of The Playgroup, part of the Gemma Open Door series to promote adult literacy, My Life as a Girl (Random House) and numerous short stories and essays.  A graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, she teaches writing in a variety of settings, including Bryn Mawr College.  More information at http://www.ElizabethMosier.com.

Evening Reading Series at the Rosemont Writer’s Retreat

7:30 PM Gracemere Great Room, 1306 Wendover Rd. Rosemont PA 19010 

The Evening Reading Series will feature writers on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday evening and a publishing panel on Tuesday evening. Each program will run for approximately an hour and will opportunities for audience Q & A. For additional information please contact Carla Spataro at cspataro@rosemont.edu.

Featuring

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J. C. Todd has been chasing images since childhood. Her most recent collection of poetry is What Space This Body. Her poems have received awards from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Leeway Foundation, and Poetry Society of America. She teaches at Bryn Mawr College and in the MFA program at Rosemont and holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College.

Randel

Randall Brown is on the faculty of Rosemont College’s MFA in Creative Writing Program. He has been published widely, both online and in print, and blogs regularly at FlashFiction.Net. He is also the founder and managing editor of Matter Press and its Journal of Compressed Creative Arts.

Joe

Joe Kulka is an award winning children’s book author and illustrator. Joe has illustrated over 20 books for children, 4 of which he also wrote. He is currently working on his 5 book as both author and illustrator. Joe teaches children’s book illustration at Moore College of Art and Design and at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design.

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