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NC Pulitzer Program at ECU The Contemporary Writers Series of East Carolina University presents Pulitzer-prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar, October 13, 2016, on the university campus. Scenes from his Pulitzer drama Disgraced (2012) will be performed by ECU Theatre students at … Continue reading

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Shelby Stephenson, Poet Laureate of North Carolina, comes to ECU and the Greenville Museum of Art, October 28th

[Photo by Linda Fox] Shelby Stephenson, the 8th Poet Laureate of North Carolina, will perform his work and sing at the Greenville Museum of Art on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00 PM. Music from the string band Nu Clear Twins … Continue reading

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Jayne Anne Phillips to visit ECU October 9, 2014

The Contemporary Writers Series is proud to present writer Jayne Anne Phillips. Her novels address the social and historical tensions that challenge American families, from war to domestic violence. Her debut novel Machine Dreams (1984) is the quintessential Vietnam novel … Continue reading

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Contemporary Writers Series Presents Sherman Alexie

Native American writer Sherman Alexie will speak in Wright Auditorium on March 26, 2013 as part of the Contemporary Writers Series. Sherman Alexie has received numerous awards for his work, including the National Book Award for The Absolutely True Diary … Continue reading

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