URI Writers' Collective sponsors reading
KINGSTON, R.I.-- October 27, 1998 -- The University of Rhode Island Writers'
Collective will host a creative non-fiction reading featuring authors Mary
Cappello and Angel Green on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Free and open to the
public, the reading will take place from 45 p.m., in the Hoffmann Common
Room of Independence Hall on the Kingston Campus. Refreshments and conversation
will follow the readings.
Mary Cappello of Providence, R.I., is an associate professor of
English at URI where she teaches courses in creative writing, gender studies,
and American literature. She writes poetry, creative non-fiction, and literary
criticism. She will be reading from her memoir, Night Bloom, which
was recently published by Beacon Press.
Angel Green of Newport, R.I., is a Ph.D. Candidate in the URI
English Department. In the spring of 1998 she won the Department's Creative
Non-fiction Award and the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Fiction Award
from Virginia Commonwealth University. She will read a memoir, "Dress
Right Dress," based upon her service as a Navy Corpsman during the
The URI Writer's Collective is under the direction of English Professor
Don Kunz of N. Kingstown, Assistant Professor Stephen Barber of Providence,
and Tina Letcher of Kingston a URI English Dept. graduate and author. Most
readings will feature URI faculty, staff, alumni, or graduate students,
but occasionally, other authors will be showcased. University alumni, faculty,
staff, or graduate students interested in reading their work may contact
Kunz at 874-4337 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For More Information: Jhodi Redlich, 401-874-2116