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PHILIP TERMAN GIVES POETRY READING AT LA ROCHE ON NOVEMBER 12 CHAUTAUQUA WRITERS’ FESTIVAL CO-DIRECTOR TO READ FROM HIS LATEST WORK


11/2/2007

Pittsburgh, Nov. 2, 2007- Author Philip Terman, Ph.D., will speak to the public in a free session at La Roche College in McCandless about his writing experience and how to get published. This event, which is sponsored by the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society chapter of La Roche, will take place at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, in the Ryan Room at the college. Dr. Terman is a professor of English at Clarion University, Clarion, Pa., and has published two other works titled: The House of Sages and Book of Unbroken Days. He will be reading from his latest work titled, Rabbis of the Air, published recently by Autumn House Press.

In addition to being an English professor for Clarion University and a poet, he co-directs the Chautauqua Writers’ Festival at the Chautauqua Institute, New York. Dr. Terman’s works have appeared in The Georgia Review, Poetry, The Kenyon Review, The New England Review, The Gettysburg Review and Tikkun. He also co-directs the visiting writer’s series and advises the literary journal, Tobeco. Dr. Terman lives outside of Grove City, Pa., with his wife and two daughters.

In conjunction with this event, Maddie Barnes, a senior at North Allegheny Senior High School, also will read her poetry and talk about recently winning Princeton University’s Leonard Milberg ’53 Secondary School Poetry Prize. Maddie’s poem, “Afterlife,” was chosen from more than 4,400 poems submitted from across the nation. She and Dr. Terman met when he was serving as a visiting poet to North Allegheny Senior High School. Maddie is the eldest daughter of La Roche professor, Michelle Maher, and has won several other awards.

This event is open to all people with a love for poetry or writing in general and will feature general discussion among audience members. Light refreshments will be served.

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