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The Writers Forum at SUNY Brockport

Fall 2000 — 33rd Season

Recipient of the 1996 Cultural Organization Award
Arts and Cultural Council of Greater Rochester

All events 8 pm. in the New York Room Cooper Hall, Adams Street, SUNY Brockport Campus (unless otherwise noted).

Free parking.

Receptions following all readings.

Wednesday, September 20

The Margaret Alword Hayes Memorial Reading
Patricia Hooper, Poet (Michigan)
Other Lives, Norma Faber First Book Award winner

Tuesday, October 3

M&T Bank/Writers Forum "Act of Fact" Award
Sherwin Nuland, Yale University professor of surgery
author of How We Die, winner of the National Book Award

Free Public Lecture: "Myth, Medicine and the Human Body," Rochester Museum & Science Center, Eisenhart Auditorium, 657 East Ave. 7:30 P.M.

Wednesday, October 4

Dr. Nuland discusses his work
New York Room Cooper Hall, SUNY Brockport Campus 7:30 P.M.

Wednesday, October 25

Leslie, Ullman, Poet (Texas)
Natural Histories, Yale Younger Poets Award 1979; Dreams By No One's Daugher; Slow Work Through Sand, 1998 Iowa Poetry Prize.

Wednesday, November 1

Katheryn Davis, Novelist (Vermont)
Labrador; The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf; Hell; The Walking Tour
Winner of the Janet Kafka Prize, 1999 Morton Dauwin Zabel Award.

Wednesday, November 29

Marvin Bell, Poet (Laureate of Iowa)
Author of 16 books, including Nightworks: Collected Poems 1962-2000
"Acadamy Award for Poetry", Acadamy of American Poets.

*Workshop with Marvin Bell, Sat. Sept. 2, 10 am - 12:30 pm

Announcing the 1st Rochester Poetry Prize

Submission period: Oct. 15-Dec. 15, 2000
Final Judge is Sherod Santoe.

 

For further information:

Ralph Black/Anne Panning, Writers Forum
350 New Campus Drive
Brockport, NY 14420
Phone: (585) 395-5713