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"Hard Freight" submission deadline extended

Students may now submit entries of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art through March 1, 2018.
Gabeba Baderoon

Heard on Campus: Gabeba Baderoon at Penn State Altoona

Gabeba Baderoon, keynote speaker for the 2018 African American Read-In Chain, presented “Writing the World: The Poetry of African Women in the Diaspora” at Penn State Altoona.
Hard Freight spring 2017 submission date Feb. 20

Hard Freight submission deadline Feb. 20

Up to three entries per student in the categories of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, visual art, and multimedia work may be submitted online.
African American Read-In

Penn State Altoona announces 2018 African American Read-In events

The 29th annual African American Read-In Chain will take place at Penn State Altoona on Monday, Feb. 12.
Todd Davis

Todd Davis's poetry featured in anthologies, journals, and magazines

Davis's poetry is featured in "The Cumberland Review: The First Five Years" and "Adam, Eve, & the Riders of the Apocalypse."
Alum Erin Kelly

The View from Here

Unwilling to be limited by a disability, alum Erin Kelly shares her voice through her writing.
Alicia Dolan, Ian Brumbaugh, and Abigail Orr

Common Read Writing Contest winners announced

Winners were Ian Brumbaugh, Abigail Orr, and Alicia Dolan.
Dave Bonta

Poet Dave Bonta to read from his work Feb. 20

The poetry reading will kick off the spring 2018 Hard Freight Cafe open mic event.
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley Headshot

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley to offer poetry reading Jan. 30

Jabbeh Wesley will offer a reading from noon - 1:00 p.m. in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.