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