Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series at Wilkes University Kicks Off Creative Writing Program Residency June 18-22
Wilkes University’s Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series will be held nightly from Sun., June 18 through Thurs., June 22, 2017. The series, which kicks off the June residency for the University’s Graduate Creative Writing Program, features readings by faculty and alumni of the program. There will be programs with biographies available at the door, and books by the authors will be offered for sale each evening. The readings are free and open to the public.
The Sunday reading will take place at the downtown Barnes & Noble Bookstore at Public Square, 7 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, and the subsequent readings will take place at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center at Wilkes University, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre. A book sale is held each night in conjunction with the event. All readings start at 7 p.m.
Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series
Sun., June 18
Readings will include fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction from faculty members and alumni Taylor Polites, Kaylie Jones, Christine Gelineau, John Bowers, Beverly Donofrio, Jeff Talarigo, Laurie Jean Cannady, Sara Pritchard and Phil Brady.
Mon., June 19
The evening will feature clips from films by faculty members and alumni Ross Klavan, Ken Vose, Robert May, Laurie Powers and Richard Uhlig.
Tues., June 20
Readings will include fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction from faculty members and alumni Bill Schneider, Cecilia Galante, Lenore Hart, David Poyer, Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr, Becky Bradway, Nancy McKinley, Mike Lennon and Robert Mooney.
Wed., June 21
The evening will feature a staged reading of playwright Jan Quackenbush’s “A Cold Day in Hell,” featuring actor Tim Gleason; and alumna playwright Dania Ramos reading from her play, “Mi Casa, Tu Casa.”
Thurs., June 22
This evening will feature readings by program alums Laurie Loewenstein, Todd McClimans, Barbara Taylor, Josh Horwitz, Donna Talarico, Heather Harlen, Richard Fellinger and Nisha Sharma.