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Alexandra Rowan Writing Festival: Caitlin Horrocks Reading

Apr 11 2019 - 7:30pm

The Fifth Alexandra Rowan Writing Festival kicks off with a reading by Caitlin Horrocks on April 11 at 7:30pm. Caitlin will talk about her forthcoming novel The Vexations, which has been described as "a kaleidoscopic debut novel about love, family, genius, and the madness of art, circling the life of eccentric composer Erik Satie and La Belle Époque Paris.” She’ll read at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium on April 11 at 7:30 pm. The reading will be followed by a reception (i.e. food) and book signing.

Alexandra Rowan Writing Festival: Talk, Readings, and Awards

Apr 12 2019 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Publishing Talk, “Managing Submissions and Finding Your Audience,” Rachel Ann Brickner, writer, multimedia artist and teacher. 501 CL, 12:30-2:00 pm


Reading of Rowan Award Winners: Mia DiFelice, Ana Eberts, Pooja Krishnan. 501 CL, 2:00-3:00 pm.  Refreshments provided.

Writing Program Awards Ceremony

Apr 12 2019 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Writing Program Awards Ceremony. 501 CL, 3:00-5:00 pm

The Last Hurrah: A Memorial Celebration of Chuck Kinder

Sep 7 2019 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

To commemorate the prodigal talent, wide-open heart, and wild spirit of Chuck Kinder, who taught at Pitt from 1980 till his retirement in 2014, The Writing Program will host "The Last Hurrah," a memorial celebration. Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 4-7 PM at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium. Refreshments to follow the service. 

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