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“Swamplandia!” author details writing process, career as a novelist

“Swamplandia!” author details writing process, career as a novelist

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

April 17, 2016


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Lakeland’s third annual Community Book Read event took place on April 12, with “Swamplandia!” author Karen Russell visiting to discuss her Pulitzer-finalist novel from 2011 about an alligator-wrestling family in the Everglades. A Q&A with Russell took place at 11 a.m. in a packed Laun 20...

Pulitzer finalist to visit Lakeland for Community Book Read

Pulitzer finalist to visit Lakeland for Community Book Read

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

April 12, 2016


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Lakeland College’s Third Annual Community Book Read will feature author Karen Russell and her 2011 novel “Swamplandia!.” The main event will take place in the Bradley Theatre on April 12 at 7:30 p.m. Russell will also host a Q&A session at 11:00 a.m. in Laun 209. In following with Comm...

Community Book Read events coming soon

Community Book Read events coming soon

Karalee Manis, Managing Editor

April 4, 2016


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As part of the Third Annual Lakeland College Community Book Read, there will be two community events, held on April 5 and 7, leading up to the Community Book Read author visit on April 12, all of which focus on Karen Russell’s Pulitzer Prize fiction finalist novel, “Swamplandia!” The April 5 event is the Writing Workshop: B...

Lit Lounge brings professors and students together

Lit Lounge brings professors and students together

Peter Ludolph, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016


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Lakeland’s Lit Lounge has brought about a special opportunity for everybody on campus to participate in a community book club. However, for students, the Lit Lounge offers an opportunity that few other colleges do: It gives students a chance to engage in conversation and community with the pro...

Muskies become cultured with Lit Lounge Book Club

Muskies become cultured with Lit Lounge Book Club

Danielle Livingston, Managing Editor

October 5, 2015


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Sept. 30 marked the first meeting of the Lit Lounge Book Club, which was put together by three faculty members: Gina Covelli, community relations manager, Nate Lowe, associate professor of writing, and Jodie Liedke, assistant professor of composition. The eight individuals, three of which were Lakeland students, wh...

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