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Jean Howard to speak on “Rewriting Shakespeare: Bond’s Bingo” on March 15

Renowned Shakespeare scholar Jean Howard will give a Dean Family Series talk titled “Rewriting Shakespeare: Bond’s Bingo” on Thursday, March 15 at 4:30 p.m. in ZSR Library Auditorium (Room 404). A reception will follow. This event is free and open to the campus community and the general public.  Rewriting Shakespeare: Bond’s Bingo In Bingo Edward… Continue Reading: Jean Howard to speak on “Rewriting Shakespeare: Bond’s Bingo” on March 15

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Poet and Essayist Lia Purpura to give a reading on April 12 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

Poet and essayist Lia Purpura will give a reading of her work at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, in Hanes Art Gallery, as part of the Dillon Johnston Writer Reading Series. A reception will follow. This free event is open to the campus community and the wider public.  Learn… Continue Reading: Poet and Essayist Lia Purpura to give a reading on April 12 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

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Poet Jerome Rothenberg to give a reading on March 27 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

The first speaker for 2018’s Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series will be poet Jerome Rothenberg, who will give a reading of his work at 6 p.m. in the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery of Scales Fine Arts Center on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. A reception will follow. This event… Continue Reading: Poet Jerome Rothenberg to give a reading on March 27 for the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

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Writer John McNally to give a reading in Hanes Art Gallery November 16

Former English Department Writer in Residence John McNally will return to Wake Forest University on November 16 to give a reading as part of the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series. The reading will take place at 6 p.m. in the Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery within Scales Fine Arts… Continue Reading: Writer John McNally to give a reading in Hanes Art Gallery November 16

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Creative Writing program receives $10,000 gift from the family of Betty Jo Beeson Fitzpatrick

The family of Betty Jo Beeson Fitzpatrick ’50 recently gave $10,000 to the Wake Forest University English Department in support of the Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series and the department’s Creative Writing program. This generous gift honors Betty Jo Beeson Fitzpatrick’s lifelong love of literature and learning. After graduating from… Continue Reading: Creative Writing program receives $10,000 gift from the family of Betty Jo Beeson Fitzpatrick

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