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Thursday, January 9, 2003

Mennonite women poets partner for reading Jan

Women poets partner for reading Jan. 10 at Goshen College

GOSHEN, Ind. – Award-winning Canadian poet Di Brandt and Goshen College Associate Professor of English Ann Hostetler will read their poetry Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. in Newcomer Center 19.

Brandt grew up in a Mennonite village in southern Manitoba and was the poetry editor for Prairie Fire magazine for five years. She currently teaches Creative Writing and Canadian Literature at the University of Windsor and is the author of four books of poetry and two books of prose. Brandt just taught a week-long poetry workshop at GC. Hostetler is the author of Empty Room with Light.

A reception hosted by the GC English Department will follow the poetry reading. The reading is free to the public.

On Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. in Newcomer Center 19, students from the poetry workshop will read their new work also. The student poets include Jesse Conrad, Todd Efsits, Christiana Harms, Amanda Short, Anne Troyer, Maria Yoder, and Monica Zimmerman.

Goshen College is a national liberal arts college known for leadership in international education, service-learning and peace and justice issues in the Anabaptist-Mennonite tradition. Recognized for its unique Study-Service Term program and exceptional educational value, GC serves more than 1,000 students in both traditional and nontraditional programs. The college earned citations of excellence in U.S.News & World Report, Yahoo! and Barron’s Best Buys in Higher Education. For more information, visit the college’s Web site at www.goshen.edu/.


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