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