Fall Visiting Author Series
Each year during the Fall semester, the Kratz Center for Creative Writing welcomes a Visiting Author to Goucher College who is nationally or internationally renowned for their writing. The author reads from her or his work, signs books, visits classes, or chats with students and community members.
Colm Tóibín joined us on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 8 p.m. for a reading and book signing at the Kraushaar Auditorium. That day he also met with students and community members for a small, informal chat at 3:30 p.m. in the Siebert Curriculum Resource Center of the Library within Goucher’s Athenaeum.
Sherman Alexie—the award-winning Native American author, poet, and filmmaker—gave a presentation, answered questions, and signed copies of his books on Wednesday, September 21, at 8 p.m. in Goucher College’s Kraushaar Auditorium. He also participated in an informal meet-and-greet at 3:30 p.m. with students on the day of his visit in the Siebert Curriculum Resource Center of Goucher’s Library in the Athenaeum.
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Eleanor Kratz Denoon (1915 - 2010)
The founding donor of the Kratz Center for Creative Writing was Eleanor Kratz Denoon, class of 1936. She was a tireless champion of literature, a lifelong advocate for peace, and a beloved alumna of Goucher College.