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Monthly Coffee House Readings Come to Uptown

A series of monthly readings aimed at developing the creative writing and arts community at Duquesne University will feature established writers presenting their work alongside the work of students and other emerging writers.

Sponsored by the Department of English, the Coffee House Reading Series will welcome audiences in the Barnes & Noble Café in the Power Center. It is free and open to the public for these presentations:

  • Elizabeth Savage and Elizabeth Willis, poetry, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2
  • Joy Katz and Edye Pucciarelli, poetry, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6
  • Laura Callanan, associate professor of English and director of graduate studies, creative nonfiction, and Ashley Kunsas, adjunct instructor of English, fiction, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7
  • Ashley Cowger, fiction, and Carl Marcum, adjunct instructor of English, poetry, at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 12.

For more information, email coffeehouse@duq.edu.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.