Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts fiction writer in Southern Colorado series


Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts fiction writer in Southern Colorado series

PUEBLO – The Southern Colorado Reading Series at Colorado State University-Pueblo will present its first reading of the 2010-11 academic year.  Colorado fiction writer Kirk Farber will read at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 16 in Occhiato University Center Cottonwood Room, in the OUC.  The reading is free and refreshments will be provided. 

Kirk Farber is the author of Postcards from a Dead Girl (Harper Perennial, Feb 2010), which was an "Indie Next" selection for March 2010, a Denver local bestseller, and a semi-finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest.  Farber is an avid drummer and played in the Milwaukee band, Spill, for eight years before moving out west.  He lives and writes in Colorado Springs, and can be found online at www.kirkfarber.com.

Farber’s books will be available for sale at the reading and throughout the year at the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore.  For more information, contact Juan J. Morales, assistant professor and director of creative writing,  at 549-2082 or juan.morales@colostate-pueblo.edu.

The reading is co-sponsored by the Diversity Resource Center and the Department of English & Foreign Languages. The Southern Colorado Reading Series is co-sponsored by the Diversity Resource Center and the English and Foreign Languages Department and brings established and published writers to CSU-Pueblo, where they give community readings and expose students to the world of creative writing.

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