Community Engagement, Conferences, Literary Events, Student Activities Alumni and Current Students Swap Stories and Insights at Lit Fest November 21, 2019 Jill Craven This last semester’s Literary Festival, Writing in Community, was very special. There were so many moments of genuine community, that made us all remember why we love Millersville English. Festival Audience enjoys the readings. Kayla Gold read some of her work at the open reading. Dr. Sarah D’Stair leads off the Literary Festival with a reading from Helen Bonaparte. Student workers at the writing center helped with the event. Sean Guckert delivers poem at Lit Fest. Le Hinton spoke about writing in community. Barbara Gorski, Millersville Alumna, read on Thursday. Bill Archibald was one of the organizers of the event. Organizer Kasia Jakubiak enjoys a reading. Alumnus Rodger Martin spoke Friday afternoon. Jason Leighty read poem about sleep. Elizabeth Weaver-Kreider read a piece of her work. Fiction comes to life with wonderful players to add to the piece. Abbie Breckbill read one of her poems. Keynote speaker Meghan Kenny read from her novel The Driest Season. Our final reader of the day, Chet Williamson, made us laugh, combining horror and comedy. Jeff Boyer, Professor of English, gave a reading on Thursday. Maria James Thiaw performed some of her poems. English Professor Rashid Noah spoke at the event. A few actors read from a piece of fiction.