Wilkes University


Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series Runs Jan. 8 to 12

Wilkes University’s Maslow Foundation Salon Reading Series will be held nightly from Sunday, Jan. 8 to Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. The series, which is part of the January residency for the University’s graduate creative writing program, features readings by faculty, advisory board members and alumni of the program.

All events and free and open to the public.  

Sunday, Jan. 8 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Barnes & Noble on Public Square, 7 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre

POETRY, CREATIVE NONFICTION AND FICTION SAMPLER featuring John Bowers, Lenore Hart, Rashidah Ismaili Abubakr, Cecilia Galante, Bill Schneider, Kevin Oderman, David Poyer, Becky Bradway and Robert Mooney

Monday, Jan 9 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at RC Theatres 14, 24 East Northampton Street, Wilkes-Barre

Feature short Can’t Dance (Richard Uhlig, writer, director) and premiere of new feature film (Susan Cartsonis, producer)

FILM FACULTY - Susan Carsonis, Ross Klavan, Robert May, Michael Mailer, Richard Uhlig, Ken Vose

Tuesday, Jan. 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center

FICTION, POETRY and CREATIVE NONFICTION SAMPLER featuring Taylor Polites, Kaylie Jones, Christine Gelineau, Nancy McKinley, Beverly Donofrio, Sara Pritchard, Laurie Jean Cannady and Phil Brady

Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center

WORKSHOP PRODUCTION OF A NEW PLAY - Norris:  A Ticket to the Circus, a one-woman show starring K.C. Lieber, written by Bonnie Culver

PLAYWRITING FACULTY - Robert Arthur, Bonnie Culver, Gregory Fletcher, Jean Klein, Jan Quackenbush and Juanita Rockwell

Thursday, Jan. 12 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center

Poetry, fiction and nonfiction with special guest readers Brian Fanelli (alum), J. Michael Lennon (Advisory Board member), John Buffalo Mailer (featured guest), Jeff Talarigo (faculty), Tim Seibles (Advisory Board member) and Oliver de la Paz (featured guest)

Books will be on sale nightly. Programs with biographies are available each night at the door.