Award-winning novelist to speak March 21
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Lycoming College English
Department will host award-winning novelist, memoirist and screenwriter Connie
May Fowler for a reading on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Mary Lindsay
Welch Honors Hall. The event is free to the public.
Fowler teaches in the writing program at the Vermont
College of Fine Arts and is the author of seven books. Her book Remembering Blue was the recipient of
the Chautauqua South Literary Award. Before
Women had Wings received of the 1996 Southern Book Critics Circle Award and
the Francis Buck Award from the League of American Pen Women. Fowler
adapted Before Women had Wings into
an Emmy-winning film starring Oprah Winfrey and Ellen Barkin.
is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the
undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program,
vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student
outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1
institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near
the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the
50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more
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