Congratulations to Associate Professor Fred Wilcox in the Department of Writing on the publication of Scorched Earth: Legacies of Chemical Warfare in Vietnam, recently released by Seven Stories Press. Scorched Earth is the first book to chronicle the effects of chemical warfare on the Vietnamese people and their environment, where, even today, more than 3 million people—including 500,000 children—are sick and dying from birth defects, cancer, and other illnesses that can be directly traced to Agent Orange/dioxin exposure.
ITHACA, NY — The Distinguished Visiting Writers Series at Ithaca College will host a reading by short-story writer ZZ Packer. Free and open to the public, her presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert...
The School of Humanities and Sciences and the Department of Writing are pleased to welcome nonfiction writer Amitava Kumar, fiction writer ZZ Packer, and poet Evie Shockley as part of this semester’s Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. They will be reading, respectively, at 7:30pm on September 7th and September 28th in Clark Lounge, and October 26th in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hal. The readings are free and open to the public.
Ithaca College writing professor Eleanor Henderson spent nine years working on her debut novel, Ten Thousand Saints. She then traveled the country after the book was published this summer, giving readings and signings as the novel earned glowing reviews, including one from The New York Times.
Henderson finally returned to Ithaca to give several local readings, and...
ITHACA, NY — The Distinguished Visiting Writers Series at Ithaca College will host a reading by Indian author and journalist Amitava Kumar. Free and open to the public, his presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.