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English Graduate Organization and Honor Society to Hold Book Sale, Open Mic Reading

The IUP chapters of the English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta, the international English honor society, will hold a book sale and an open mic reading at the Artists Hand gallery on Philadelphia Street on Thursday and Saturday, November 1 and 3, from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Books and T-shirts will be sold both days. The open mic begins on Saturday at noon. 

Both events are free and open to the public.

Four readers from the English Department will read their work beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday:

  • Professor Patrick Bizzaro, author of nine books and chapbooks of poetry. He frequently reviews peers’ work in the Asheville Poetry Review, North Carolina Literary Review, and Appalachian Journal, among other publications.
  • Wesley Dunning, doctoral student in Composition and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. He'll read poems from his master’s thesis, “Rooted Down.” He received a master’s degree in creative writing from the University of Memphis.
  • Mitch James, English instructor and doctoral student in Composition and TESOL. James, who received a master’s degree in literature from IUP, has poetry forthcoming in Digital Americana and Blue Earth Review, as well as a short story collection, The Cut Worm Forgives the Plow, from Etopia Press.
  • Johnny Hrebik, English instructor and doctoral student in Composition and TESOL. Hrebik received a master’s degree in creative writing from Chatham University.
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