Apologies for duplicate messages.
This is a reminder that on Wednesday, October 24, 2001, the Center for
Research on Vermont is cosponsoring a special event, the PEN New England
North Writers Symposium. The event, which is subtitled "Northern New
England's Hardscrabble Soil: Why Is It Such Wondrous Fodder for Poetry and
Fiction?" is free and open to the public. It will be held at 7:30 p.m., in
the Billings Campus Center Theater at the University of Vermont in
Participants in the panel discussion include novelist Philip Baruth, poet
and playwright David Budbill, Newbury Award winner Katherine Paterson, and
New Hampshire novelist Jodi Picoult. Best-selling author and _Burlington
Free Press_ columnist Chris Bohjalian will introduce the panel.
The moderator for the event will be University
of Vermont Professor of English and Center for Research on Vermont
Director Paul Eschholz. A reception and booksigning will follow.
PEN New England is a New England-wide organization of writers and others
interested in furthering the cause of literature and reading. Sponsoring
this free, public event along with PEN New England are the University of
Vermont, the Center for Research on Vermont, the James and Mary Brigham
Buckham Fund, the _Burlington Free Press_, and the Book Rack and
Children's Pages of Essex, Vt.
For more information, please call the Center for Research on Vermont at
802-656-4389 or email <[log in to unmask]> or visit the Center's Web site at
Coordinator, Center for Research
on Vermont and Vermont Studies
Mail: 589 Main Street
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05401-3439
Email: [log in to unmask]
Web site: <www.uvm.edu/~crvt>