Annual Fall Reading Series Scheduled


posted September 13, 2016

The Pitt-Johnstown Writing Department of the Humanities Division will hold its annual reading series once again this fall.

All three Thursday evening readings will be held in 131 Blackington Hall. They are to start at 7 p.m. and will end by 8 p.m.

  • September 15, Lori Jakiela will read from her most recent memoir, Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe
  • October 6, Pitt-Johnstown's Eric Schwerer will read from his most recent book of poetry, Cruel Folklore
  • October 27, novelist Sherrie Flick will appear on campus to read from her latest work of fiction, Whiskey, Etc.

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, located in the Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania, was founded in 1927 and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Pitt-Johnstown is recognized by the Princeton Review as a “Best in the Northeast” college, by G.I. Jobs as a “Military Friendly School,” and by Pennsylvania Business Central as a "Top 100 Organization.” Additionally, Pitt-Johnstown has been presented with The Seven Seals Award by the US Department of Defense’s office of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). Pitt-Johnstown is the regional leader, educating for success in the Real World. The distinctive combination of our people, programs, and place results in exceptional performance in preparing students for career and professional success.