CSU–Pueblo presents reading by science fiction writer on March 20

The Southern Colorado Reading Series at Colorado State University-Pueblo will present a reading regional featuring fiction writer Annie Dawid at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 20 in the CSU-Pueblo First Year Center, second floor of the Library.

Annie Dawid lives and writes in the Sangre de Cristo range of Colorado. An English professor and director of creative writing for 15 years at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, Annie left full-time teaching for full-time writing. She founded BloomsburyWest, a retreat for writers and artists, in 2006.

Her new book, Resurrection City: A Novel of Jonestown, will be published in 2008 on the 30-year anniversary of the massacre in Guyana. Her last book, Lily in the Desert: Stories, was published in 2001 by the Carnegie-Mellon University Press. Her first book, York Ferry, a novel, is now in a second printing from Cane Hill Press of NYC.

The reading is free. For more information, contact Juan J. Morales, assistant professor and director of creative writing, at 719-549-2082 or juan.morales@colostate-pueblo.edu

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