Writers of fiction, poetry and drama who are interested in having their work published or performed should plan to enter the Penn State York Literary Competition sponsored by the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) and “Any Other Word,” the campus’ online literary magazine. The competition is open to Penn State York students; submissions are being accepted through March 2.
Science fiction fans can take a course this summer at Penn State York that is sure to be interesting, fun, and can fulfill a requirement in English. Science Fiction (ENGL 191) meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9:30 p.m. and is part of the first six-week summer session at the campus, which begins May 14. The course is offered in a blended format with online and in-class instruction.
The National Day on Writing is Oct. 20, and Penn State York will celebrate with a panel discussion focusing on the topic "Celebrating the Writing in our Lives Professionally and Personally.” The program will be held at 12:15 p.m. in the Lee R. Glatfelter Library and is free and open to the public.
Joseph Bathanti, a poet, novelist and professor, will share some of his experiences as a Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) worker in southern prisons, when he gives a poetry reading of his original work on Sept. 15 at Penn State York. The reading, set for 12:05 p.m. in the Lee R. Glatfelter Library, is free and open to the public.