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FSU Center for Creative Writing Sponsors Poetry Reading by Nancy Krygowski at Main Street Books

FSU Center for Creative Writing Sponsors Poetry Reading by Nancy Krygowski at Main Street Books
The Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing will present a reading by poet Nancy Krygowski on Friday, Oct. 15, at 5:30 p.m. at Main Street Books at 2 E. Main St. in Frostburg. The reading is free and open to the public.

Winner of the 2006 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize for her first book of poems “Velocity,” Krygowski is co-founder and assistant artistic director of the Gist Street Reading Series. Her poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, River Styx, Southern Poetry Review, 5 A.M. and other magazines. She is the recipient of a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, a Pittsburgh Foundation Grant, awards from the Academy of American Poets and the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, plus residencies from Jentel, The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Krygowski's subject matter deals with major life events.

For more information, contact Gerry LaFemina at 301-687-4024 or

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