This year’s Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series will conclude on April 14 with writers Diana Joseph and Kevin McFadden. Both will participate in a Q&A session at 3:30 in the DeWitt Center Herrick Room and give readings at the Knickerbocker Theatre at 7 p.m.
Diana Joseph is the author of a collection of short stories entitled Happy or Otherwise and a memoir, I’m Sorry You Feel That Way. She has written essays, including It’s Me. It’s Him. It’s Them. and The Devil I Know is the Man Upstairs, and her short stories have been published in the Mid-American Review, the Indiana Review and the Colorado Review, among others. Reviews of her books are available through OneFile PowerSearch.
Kevin McFadden wrote the poems contained in Hardscrabble, which received the George Garrett Award for New Writing and the Great Lakes Colleges Association’s New Writing Award. Other poems he has written have appeared in Poetry, the Denver Quarterly and The Kenyon Review. Several of his works are available on Literature Online, and reviews of his works can be found through OneFile PowerSearch.
— Bethany Stripp, Library Student Blogger