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“2012 Backbone Mountain Review” Reading and Reception Scheduled

A public reading from the “2012 Backbone Mountain Review” will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at the Allegany Arts Council’s Community Room, 9 N. Centre St., Cumberland. The reading is free and open to the public, and complimentary copies of the 2012 publication will be available.

Sponsored by Frostburg State University’s Center for Creative Writing, Allegany Arts Council, Allegany County Library System, Community Trust Foundation and NewPage Corp., the “Backbone Mountain Review” is an annual publication that features poetry and prose by area writers. Works are reviewed and selected by a six-person editorial board, Brad Barkley, Amanda Bena, Jack DuBose, Jennifer Merrifield, Tom Sydow and Lori Yoder. Ann Townsell, a graphic artist for FSU, and Penny Knobel-Besa, photographer, assisted with the publication.

Some language in the publication may not be suitable for young readers or listeners. Light refreshments will be served during a reception following the reading. For more information, contact the Frostburg Center for Creative Writing at 301-687-4340 or the Allegany Arts Council at 301-777-2787.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258. -end-

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Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589