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Honors Kickoff Social
Date: 9/17/2014 5:00 p.m.
Description: 
Location: Hixson Union Building (HUB) MPR
Fee: None
Contact: Annie Stillar, (509) 777-3253 or astillar@whitworth.edu
 
 
Rock & Sling Reading: Dave Harrity
Date: 9/19/2014 6:00 p.m.
Description: Join Rock & Sling and the Whitworth English Department for a reading with poet and author Dave Harrity. Harrity is the author of “Making Manifest: On Faith, Creativity, and the Kingdom at Hand,” a book of meditations and exercises for personal and communal spiritual formation. He’s also author of “Morning and What Has Come Since: Poems,” which was nominated for a Pushcart prize, Kentucky Literary Award, and the Conference on Christianity and Literature’s book-of-the-year citation. His poems have appeared widely in journals and magazine internationally and stateside. With a focus on teaching creative practices and writing, his workshops, classes, and lectures often explore the intersection of faith and imagination through poetry writing. From 2008-2009, he taught creative writing workshops at Asbury Seminary as part of the pastoral imagination series and has since taught similar classes across the country. He lives and writes in Louisville with his wife and children.
Location: 1425 W Broadway Ave, Spokane, WA 99201 INDABA Coffee Bar
Fee: None
Contact: Annie Stillar, (509) 777-3253 or astillar@whitworth.edu
 
 
English Endowed Reading: B.H. Fairchild
Date: 10/6/2014 7:00 p.m.
Description: B.H. Fairchild has received numerous honors and awards for his work, including fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. He is the recipient of the William Carlos Williams Award, the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the Aiken Taylor Award, the Arthur Rense Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the PEN Center USA West Poetry Award, among others. His work appears widely and he has taught at numerous institutions. He is currently a professor of English at the University of North Texas.
Location: Hixson Union Building (HUB) MPR
Fee: None
Contact: Annie Stillar, (509) 777-3253 or astillar@whitworth.edu
 
 
Poetry and Pie
Date: 11/14/2014 7:00 p.m.
Description: An evening of poetry written and preformed by students and faculty, enjoyed with complimentary pie.
Location: Hixson Union Building (HUB) Mind and Hearth
Fee: None
Contact: Luke Eldredge, (509) 777-3253 or leldredge16@my.whitworth.edu
 
 
 
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