LA ROCHE LITERARY SOCIETY TO HOST POET AMANDA REYNOLDS NOVEMBER 2
Pittsburgh – La Roche College will present its first Literary Society event of the year on Friday, November 2. The event will feature poet Amanda Reynolds.
Reynolds, an English professor, received her MFA from the University of Florida and her Ph.D. in creative writing from Florida State University. Pudding House Press published her chapbook in 2009 entitled Degrees of Separation, and she has published reviews and poetry in journals such as Gargoyle, Schuylkill Valley Journal, The Broken City and Mississippi Crow, and served as the poet-in-residence of the Everglades. Reynolds also has her own small business working with horses as an equine massage therapist.
The Literary Society was started at La Roche College in the early 1980s by Dr. Dorothy Saladiak as a venue for alumni to present papers on authors and to provide a forum for scholarship and discussion on literature and other issues.
The event begins at 8 p.m. in the Ryan Room at La Roche College. A reception with refreshments will follow. This event is open to the public. For more information, please contact Sister Rita Yeasted, Ph.D., at 412-536-1216 or email Rita.Yeasted@LaRoche.edu.
About La Roche College: A private, Catholic, co-educational college north of Pittsburgh founded by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1963, La Roche welcomes students of all religions, ethnic origins and talents. Undergraduates may choose from more than 50 majors, including the top 10 majors most in demand among today’s college students. La Roche combines a quality educational experience with clubs, athletics, social and community volunteer activities, spiritual well-being and more to prepare students for life in a constantly changing global society.