Poet Molly McGlennen to Open Reading Series

September 13th, 2012 | Categories: Uncategorized

Molly McGlennen

The Red Dragon Reading Series at SUNY Oneonta opens its 2012-2013 series on Tuesday, Sept. 18, with a reading by poet Molly McGlennen.

The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Multicultural Experiences in Lee Hall. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing.

McGlennen was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minn., and is of Anishinaabe and European descent. An Assistant Professor of English and Native American Studies at Vassar College, she holds a Ph.D. in Native American Studies from University of California, Davis, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College. Her scholarly and creative writing have been published widely. In 2010, her first collection of poetry, “Fried Fish and Flour Biscuits,” was published by Salt as part of its award-winning Earthworks Series featuring Native American writers.

This event is sponsored by the SUNY Oneonta Office of the President, Committee on Public Events, departments of English and Women’s and Gender Studies, Center for Multicultural Experiences, and the Damascene Book Cellar at the Red Dragon Bookstore.

More information is available from Dr. Susan Bernardin at (607) 436-3225) or Ruth Carr at (607) 436-3446.