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