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Award-winning novelist to speak March 21

Award-winning novelist to speak March 21

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The Lycoming College English Department will host award-winning novelist, memoirist and screenwriter Connie May Fowler for a reading on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall. The event is free to the public.

Fowler teaches in the writing program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts and is the author of seven books. Her book Remembering Blue was the recipient of the Chautauqua South Literary Award. Before Women had Wings received of the 1996 Southern Book Critics Circle Award and the Francis Buck Award from the League of American Pen Women. Fowler adapted Before Women had Wings into an Emmy-winning film starring Oprah Winfrey and Ellen Barkin.

Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program, vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit

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