Knight To Present Book Reading
Author and educator Dr. Lania Knight will read from her work on Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m. in the Willie Mae Kountz Recital Hall on the Fayette campus of Central Methodist University.
The event is open to the public and there is no charge. It is part of the Geist Literary Reading Series and is sponsored by CMU student organizations Core Support and Sigma Tau Delta.
Knight will be presenting pieces from her first published book Three Cubic Feet, which was released in August of 2012. The reading will be followed by a reception for conversation and book signing.
Knight teaches English and creative writing at Eastern Illinois University. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Missouri.
In addition to her book, Knight has also published several short stories and essays in New Stories from the Midwest, PANK, Midwestern Gothic, Missouri Review, Poets & Writers, Jabberwock Review and others.
Her husband, Jeff Arrigo '89, is a Central Methodist University alumnus.
Core Support is a new organization at CMU where members of the LGBTQ community can meet to seek support from peers. Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honor society.
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