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St. Mary’s Professor Reads at VOICES Series Oct. 14

October 4, 2010
Press Release #10-168


Jennifer Cognard-Black, associate English professor, will read a selection of short fiction at 8:15 p.m., Thursday, October 14, in Daugherty-Palmer Commons, St. Mary's College of Maryland. Part of the VOICES Reading Series, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Karen Anderson at 240-895-2017. 

In addition to reading her own short stories, Cognard-Black will also present two other pieces that are collaborations with artists Carrie Patterson and Colby Caldwell that depict a call-and-response between word and image. 

Recipient of the Norton T. Dodge Award for Creative and Scholarly Achievement, Cognard-Black has published four books, and her writing has been in many magazines and journals, such as Ms. and American Literary Realism.

St. Mary's College of Maryland, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best public liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. More than 2,000 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Mary's River in Southern Maryland.