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Roar Reading Series

  • Barnes & Noble UConn 1 Royce Circle Storrs, CT 06268 (map)

Join Elephant Rock Books on the first Monday of every month at 7PM at Barnes & Noble UConn in Downtown Storrs. Hang out, listen to some riveting stories, and meet us for a drink at Geno's Grille afterwards.

Eileen Albrizio is a former ABC and NPR radio news host and journalist, a career which earned her numerous first-prize honors from the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. She has a BFA in Theatre and an MA in English and is the author of numerous volumes of poetry and short literature. Her book The Box Under the Bed won the 2015 Paranormal Poetry and Prose Prize. Her debut novel, The Windsome Tree: A Ghost Story, was published in May 2018.

Ron Farina served in Vietnam in 1966 and 1967. He earned a B.A. in Creative Nonfiction from Central Connecticut State University and is currently pursuing an MFA at Western Connecticut State University. Farina's essay "A Keyhole" was featured on NPR. His short story “A Place More Kind Than Home" is scheduled for hard-copy release in January 2019 as part of the anthology The Odds Were Against Us. His current work-in-progress, “At the Altar of the Past,” a love story set during the Vietnam War, is scheduled for completion in mid-2019.

Megan Collins is the author of The Winter Sister. She has taught creative writing at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and Central Connecticut State University. She is also the managing editor of 3Elements Literary Review. A Pushcart nominee, her work has appeared in many journals, including Rattle, Spillway, and Tinderbox.

This event is free and open to the public

PARKING: Parking is available in the Downtown Storrs garage (33 Royce Circle), which is free for the first 2 hours and $1/hour thereafter.

Earlier Event: March 30
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Later Event: April 3
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