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Hopkinsville Community College announces Round Table Reading Series spring 2020 Visiting Writers

 

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020, the Hopkinsville Community College’s Round Table Reading Series will present its first reading of the spring semester at noon at the campus Library located inside the Rotary Club of Hopkinsville Learning Resource Center. Joanna Grisham and Charles Booth will visit HCC from Austin Peay State University (APSU) to read from their current writing projects.

Hopkinsville Community College Round Table Reading Series

Joanna Grisham, also known as Joey, grew up east of Nashville, where she spent a lot of time playing make-believe with her imaginary friends.

She has degrees in communication from Vol State Community College and Austin Peay State University, as well as an M.A. in English from APSU, and an MFA in creative writing from Georgia College. Her work has appeared in Reunion: The Dallas Review, Mayday Magazine, and Trop.

She lives in Clarksville Tennessee with her wife, Jenny, a librarian. Joey teaches part-time, so she can stay home with her one-year-old daughter, Lennon. She still spends a lot of time playing make-believe.

Charles Booth’s fiction has appeared in or is forthcoming in The Greensboro Review, The Minnesota Review, The Southampton Review, The Pinch, Alligator Juniper, storySouth, and Pithead Chapel. He lives in Tennessee, with his wife, Danica, and his son, Reynolds.

The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served.

About Hopkinsville Community College

For many Pennyrile Kentucky region and Fort Campbell residents, higher education begins at Hopkinsville Community College (HCC). The college serves thousands of area residents each year as a comprehensive regional learning center providing academic and technical associate degrees; diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; prebaccalaureate education; adult, continuing and developmental education; customized training for business and industry; and distance learning.

As part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, HCC is a critical component to transforming the region’s economy by providing citizens with the education and training needed for high growth, high wage careers.

For more information, visit Hopkinsville.kctcs.edu.

HCC is an equal opportunity employer and education institution.


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