Bloomsburg, a Commonwealth University
Big Dog Reading Series Presents Author Asali Solomon
The date has been changed to Thursday, April 13.
Bloomsburg, PA (02/13/2023) — Commonwealth University-Bloomsburg's Big Dog Reading Series will present fiction author Asali Solomon on Thursday, April 13, at 6 p.m. in Carver Hall, Gross Auditorium.
Solomon's first novel, "Disgruntled," was named a best book of the year by the San Francisco Chronicle and the Denver Post. Her debut story collection, "Get Down," earned her a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award, the National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" honor and was a finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.
Currently, Solomon teaches fiction writing and literature of the African diaspora at Haverford College. Her most recent book, "The Days of Afrekete," examines two women coming back to themselves at midlife.
The Big Dog Reading Series, is coordinated by the Creative Writing program of the Commonwealth University-Bloomsburg English department. It is now in its 23rd year.
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