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Elizabeth Amidon, English professor at Western Michigan University, guides a world tour of authors and books that capture what's going on in other parts of the globe, or stories told by "foreign" voices. Washington Square Branch Library, April 5, 2011. A Reading Together 2011 event.
Fr. Kenneth Schmidt, Sharon Froom and Olga Bonfiglio talk about their varied experiences in Rwanda, the ongoing efforts to heal after the genocide and other traumas, and their personal reflections. Oshtemo Branch Library, Monday, April 4, 2011. A Reading Together 2011 event.
Gail Griffin, author and professor at Kalamazoo College; Katherine Joslin, author and professor of English, Western Michigan University; and Kathy Jennings, journalist, writer, and editor, Second Wave Media, IMG Publications, discuss creative nonfiction, bringing together literary memoir and biography, the personal essay and literary journalism, Thursday, March 31, 2011, Portage District Library. A Reading Together 2011 event.