Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT), the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, in partnership with WV Writers, presents its five-week literary series beginning with a poetry reading on Monday, Sept. 26 at 5:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the box office at 304-645-3838 or visit www.gvtheatre.org.
Kate Dooley and Benjamin Campbell are the featured poets for the poetry reading. Dooley is the author of novels Hears the Wind, The Spindle Hearth and Writing With the Stars. Campbell’s works have appeared in dozens of literary journals and won several awards. Currently, he is a professor of English at New River Community College in Dublin, VA.
The literary series will continue on Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24 at 5:30 p.m. Readings will be followed by a book club featuring the works of American author Carson McCullers, to coincide with GVT’s main stage production of her classic novel-turned-play “The Member of the Wedding.”
Readers will include Belinda Anderson, Ellen Moore, Eric Fritzius, author of “A Consternation of Monsters,” and guest actors from GVT’s production of “The Member of the Wedding.”
Cookies provided by The Bakery on Court Street, as well as coffee and tea, will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.
This program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Culture & History and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.