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Sep24
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium University of Pittsburgh Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 8:30pm

MICHAEL PATERNITI kicks off Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series 15/16 season. Mr. Paterniti is a journalist, an essayist, and author of Love and Other

Oct21
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium University of Pittsburgh Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 8:30pm

ANTHONY MARRA is the author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, which won the National Book Critics Circle’s inaugural John Leonard Prize, the

Nov19
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 8:30pm

ED ROBERSON is the author of eight books of poetry, including Voices Cast Out to Talk Us In, a winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, The New Wing of the