Hard Freight Café, an open mic event, will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona with a kick-off reading by poet and fiction writer George Looney.
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, professor of English, creative writing and literature at Penn State Altoona, served as guest editor of “One World, One People: The 2019 DoveTales Anthology,” which was published in December 2019. She had previously served as guest editor of the online version for “DoveTales.”
Erin Murphy's “Human Resources,” a collection of documentary and erasure poems about labor and employment issues, will be published by Salmon Poetry of Ireland in 2021, the 40th anniversary of the press.
"Thankful for Now," a poem by Todd Davis, professor of English and environmental studies at Penn State Altoona, is featured in this week's "American Life in Poetry" column, which is shared with more than four million readers each week.
As part of the Penn State Altoona Distinguished Speaker Series, bestselling author and sports writer Mitch Albom will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.