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Department of Languages and Literatures

Spring 2014 Final Thursday Reading Series

Posted on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

FTRS Spring 2014This semester's featured readers are (l to r): Timothy Fay, Vince Gotera, Letitia Moffitt, and Larry Baker. Click here for more.



Final Thursday Reading Series
Hearst Center for the Arts
304 W. Seerley Blvd., Cedar Falls


Now in its 13th season, the Final Thursday Reading Series features guest regional authors and provides a forum where local writers can share their own work.  FREE to the public.  Open mic signup is at 7:00.  You are invited to share your best five minutes of original poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction.  The open mic begins at 7:15 and the featured author takes the stage at 8:00.  There will be a short question and answer period as time allows.  Sponsored by Final Thursday Press, The Hearst Center for the Arts, The University of Northern Iowa College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences, and Cup of Joe.

January 30, 2014
Timothy Fay: editor of the Wapsipinicon Almanac. **New issue release event.

February 27, 2014
Vince Gotera: author of the poetry collections, Fighting Kite and Ghost Wars.

March 27, 2014
Letitia L. Moffitt: author of the new novel, Sidewalk Dancing. **Book release reading co-sponsored by UNI’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program as part of Women’s History Month.

April 24, 2014
Larry Baker: author of the new novel, The Education of Nancy Adams. **Book release reading.

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