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LHU English department to host visiting artist David Lloyd

PHOTO PROVIDED David Lloyd, fiction writer, novelist and poet, will be visiting LHU on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University English department will host its first visiting author for the fall 2019 Pennsylvania Authors Reading Series, David Lloyd, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in the Parsons Union Building (PUB) Multipurpose Room on the campus of LHU.

Lloyd is a fiction writer, novelist and poet. He is the author of 10 books, including his new story collection, “The Moving of the Water” (2018); “Over the Line,” a novel (2013); and “Boys: Stories and a Novella” (2004). He has published three poetry collections: “Warriors” (2012), “The Gospel According to Frank” (2009) and “The Everyday Apocalypse” (2002).

In 2000, Lloyd received the Poetry Society of America’s Robert H. Winner Memorial Award and in 2001 he was a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar at Bangor University (Wales, UK). He also received a Fulbright Scholar Award for residence at Cardiff University (Wales, UK) for 2020.

His poems and stories have appeared in numerous journals including Crab Orchard Review, Denver Quarterly and Virginia Quarterly Review. He also directs the creative writing program at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York.

The event is free and open to the public and will include a book signing is sponsored by LHU’s English department and the College of Liberal Arts and Education.

For more information on the reading, contact professor Marjorie Maddox Hafer at mmaddoxh@lhup.edu or professor Dana Washington at dwashing@lhup.edu.

For more information on Lock Haven University, visit www.lockhaven.edu, email admissions@lockhaven.edu, or call 570-484-2011.

Lock Haven University (LHU) is a small, public university located on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in the scenic mountains of Pennsylvania. LHU’s experience-based approach to learning prepares students for a lifetime of success. The university features outstanding academic programs taught by experienced faculty. Since 1870, The Haven has provided an unbeatable combination of quality, affordability and value to the region, the Commonwealth and beyond.

LHU is a member of Pennsylvania’s State System, the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth.