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Writers Reading @ AACC

Writers Reading @ AACC is a program that hosts a wide array of writers: poets, fiction writers, essayists, songwriters, memoirists, playwrights, journalists, and screenplay writers.

All events, are held on the Arnold Campus in HUMANITIES 112 from 2:00pm to 3:15pm.

Writers Reading encourages students, faculty, staff and community to attend.

The readings are sponsored by the AACC Student Association, are free and open to the public and include book sales and signings.

For more information, contact Professor Susan Cohen at sacohen3@aacc.edu 

Le Hinton
Paul Bogard's The End of Night


Spring 2015 Schedule

February 19: Le Hinton 

Le Hinton is the author of five poetry collections including, The God of Our Dreams (Iris G. Press, 2010) and The Language of Moisture and Light (Iris G. Press, 2014). His work can be found in many journals including Little Patuxent Review, Unshod Quills, Watershed, and Off the Coast. His work has or will be published in the anthologies, Cooking Up South  and The Best American Poetry 2014.

March 26: Paul Bogard  

Paul Bogard is the author of The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light, published in North America by Little, Brown, and in the UK and around the world by 4th Estate/Harper Collins. The book has been translated into German, Spanish, Japanese, and Korean. The End of Night is available in hardcover, e-book, paperback, and audiobook. 

Paul is also editor of the anthology Let There Be Night: Testimony on Behalf of the Dark, a collection of essays by twenty-eight wonderful writers on the value of darkness and the costs of light pollution. His writing has appeared in print and online in Slate, Salon, Los Angeles Times, Outside, Audubon, Conservation, Reader's Digest, National Geographic, Creative Nonfiction, and elsewhere.

April 23rd: Erin Murphy 

Erin Murphy is the author of six collections of poetry: Ancilla (Lamar University Press, 2014); Distant Glitter (Word Poetry, 2013); Word Problems (Word Poetry, 2011), winner of the 2012 Paterson Prize for Literary Excellence; Dislocation and Other Theories (Word Poetry, 2008), winner of the 2009 Paterson Prize for Literary Excellence; Too Much of This World (Mammoth Books, 2008), winner of the Anthony Piccione Poetry Prize; and Science of Desire (Word Poetry, 2004), a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize for the best poetry book of 2004. With Todd Davis, she is co-editor of Making Poems: 40 Poems with Commentary by the Poets (State University of New York Press, 2010).