Reading like a writer is focus of public lecture
NEW PALTZ -- The Friends of the Sojourner Truth Library at the State University of New York at New Paltz will host a book signing and free public lecture with novelist and essayist Francine Prose, author of “Reading Like a Writer,” on Thursday, April 17, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in Lecture Center 102.
Prose will lecture on “Reading Like a Writer,” and will inspire readers and writers alike with an inside look at how professionals read and write. Prose has published 12 novels, including: “A Changed Man”; “Blue Angel”; “Hunters and Gatherers”; and “Household Saints.” Nonfiction works include: “Caravaggio: Painter of Miracles”; and “The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired.”
Following the lecture, the Friends of the Sojourner Truth Library will host a Donor Recognition Reception beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Sojourner Truth Library.
Please register by April 10 by calling (845) 257-3719 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Sojourner Truth Library, Campus Auxiliary Services and Sodexho Food Services.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.