Medaille College’s Write Thing Reading Series debuts its 2014-2015 season with local playwright and fiction author, Gary Earl Ross. The event is scheduled for Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7pm in the Academic Commons (Fourth Floor) of the Main Building. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. More information about the Write Thing Reading Series is available here.
About the Gary Earl Ross: Novelist, playwright, poet, public radio essayist, and popular culture scholar, Gary Earl Ross retired in 2013 from a language arts professorship at the University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center. His books include The Wheel of Desire and Other Intimate Hauntings (2000), Shimmerville: Tales Macabre and Curious (2002), the children’s tale Dots (2002), Blackbird Rising: A Novel of the American Spirit (2009), and WordCraft, A Concise Handbook for the Everyday Writer (2013). His staged plays include Sleepwalker: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (2002), Matter of Intent (2005), Picture Perfect (2007), The Best Woman (2007) Murder Squared (2010), The Scavenger’s Daughter (2011), The Mark of Cain (2014), and The Guns of Christmas which he will direct for Subversive Theatre’s Manny Fried Playhouse in December, 2014. His honors include a LIFT Fiction Fellowship, an ASI-DEC fiction grant, an Emanuel Fried Outstanding New Play Award and a Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for his courtroom thriller Matter of Intent, a Constance Saltonstall Foundation Playwriting Fellowship, an Excellence Award from United University Professions and SUNY, and for his public radio essays first place commentary awards from the New York Associated Press and the New York Broadcasters’ Association.
- : Mary Louise Hill
Posted by: Mary Louise Hill