Authors at Arlington

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Ben Stoltzfus, Stephanie Barbé Hammer and Judy Kronenfeld

Saturday, September 21 •  2 pm
Arlington Public Library
9556 Magnolia Ave, Riverside CA 92503

On Saturday, September 21, the Friends of the Library in partnership with Inlandia Institute presents An Authors Afternoon at the Arlington Branch Library. Join us for readings by local authors, opportunity drawings, and more!

Ben Stoltzfus is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, and French at the University of California, Riverside. He has been honored with a variety of grants and fellowships: Fulbright, Camargo, Creative Arts, and Humanities. He is an internationally recognized Robbe-Grillet, Gide, Hemingway, D. H. Lawrence, and Magritte scholar; also a novelist, poet, and translator. His most recent books include Falling and Other Stories, Dumpster, for Gods Sake, and Alliecats, a collaboration with his granddaughter, Allie Kirschner.

Stephanie Barbé Hammer is a five-time Pushcart Prize nominee in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. She has published short stories, poems and lyric essays in the Bellevue Literary Review, Birds We Piled Loosely, Pearl, Isthmus and Hayden’s Ferry Review among others. She is the author of the magical realist novel, The Puppet Turners of Narrow Interior (Urban Farmhouse Press), the prose poem chapbook Sex with Buildings (Dancing Girl Press), the poetry collection How Formal? (Spout Hill Press), and a how-to-write magical realism manual, Delicious Strangeness (Spout Hill Press). Originally from Manhattan, Stephanie lived in Southern California for many years and now wanders amongst the trees on Whidbey Island WA, looking for a dry cleaner, a taco truck, and someone talk to.

Judy Kronenfeld is the author of four full-length collections and two chapbooks of poetry, most recently Bird Flying through the Banquet. Her poems have appeared in Cider Press Review, Cimarron Review, Ghost Town, Miramar, Natural Bridge, New Ohio Review, One (Jacar Press), Rattle, South Florida Poetry Journal, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and others. Judy is Lecturer Emerita, Creative Writing Department, University of California, Riverside, and an Associate Editor of the online poetry journal, Poemeleon.

Sponsored by Friends of the Riverside Public Library and Inlandia Institute

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