Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts final reading series event of the spring semester

Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts final reading series event of the spring semester

PUEBLO – The Southern Colorado Reading Series at Colorado State University-Pueblo will host the final reading of the 2012-13 academic year, featuring an evening of prose with Catherine Taylor at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 in Library and Academic Resources Center (LARC) 109. The reading is free and refreshments will be provided.

Taylor is the author of Giving Birth: A Journey Into the World of Mothers and Midwives and Apart, a mixed-genre memoir and political history that combines prose, poetry, cultural theory, and found texts from South African archives. Taylor has worked as a producer, writer, and researcher on a number of documentary film projects including “The Exiles,” which won an Emmy award for historical programming, and she was a co-founder and producer of The Human Rights Watch Film Festival. She is a founding editor of Essay Press, an independent press dedicated to publishing innovative essays in book form.

Taylor’s book will be available for sale at the reading and at the CSU-Pueblo Bookstore.  For more information, contact Juan Morales, associate professor and director of creative writing, at  549-2082 or

Sponsored by the Diversity Resource Center and the English and Foreign Languages Department, the SoCo Reading Series brings established and nationally-recognized poets and writers to CSU-Pueblo for free community readings and expose students to the world of creative writing.

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