FSU’s Center for Literary Arts Presents Online Reading by Award-Winning Author I

FSU’s Center for Literary Arts Presents Online Reading by Award-Winning Author I

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Award-winning author Indran Amirthanayagam will be opening the 14th Annual Western Maryland Independent Literature Festival with a free virtual reading on Friday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. The festival, which is being held by FSU’s Center for Literary Arts, will be held virtually this year.

The reading will be live at this link, click for details which can also be found on the Center for Literary Art’s Instagram page (@fsuliteraryarts) and Facebook group (Frostburg State University Center for Literary Arts).

Amirthanayagam was born in Colombo, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). He was raised in Sri Lanka, London and Honolulu. Amirthanayagam has authored numerous poetry collections, including “The Elephants of Reckoning” (1993), “Ceylon, R.I.P.” (2001), “The Splintered Face” (2008), “Uncivil War” (2013) and “Coconuts on Mars” (2019). He writes, translates and publishes poetry and essays in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Haitian Creole. Amirthanayagam’s poems have won a Paterson Poetry Prize and a Juegos Florales. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Kenyon Review, the New England Review, BOMB, Siempre, La Gaceta and other magazines. A U.S. diplomat, Amirthanayagam has lived in several countries, including Haiti, Belgium, Argentina and the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire.

This reading is sponsored by the FSU Office of the President, the Office of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Department of English and Foreign Languages and Literature, the Allegany Arts Council, the Maryland State Arts Council and the City of Frostburg.

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Event Details

Date: October 2, 2020
Time: 7:00pm


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