Arcadia University’s Creative Writing Institute Hosts Author Justin Kramon, July 20

Glenside, PA—June 25, 2012—Arcadia University’s Creative Writing Institute is hosting author Justin Kramon, on July 20, at 7 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle. Kramon, is the author of Finny (Random House 2010). He will give a reading, followed by a question and answer session. The lecture is free and open to the public. Arcadia University is located at 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, Pa.

Kramon, is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and has published stories in Glimmer Train, Story QuarterlyBoulevardFence, TriQuarterly, and others. He has received honors from the Michener-Copernicus Society of America, Best American Short Stories, the Hawthornden International Writers' Fellowship, and the Bogliasco Foundation. He teaches at Gotham Writers' Workshop in New York City and at the Iowa Young Writers' Studio. He lives in Philadelphia.

Kramon will be returning to Arcadia University on Aug. 8, joining Matthew Frank, and MFA faculty members Dorian Geisler and Genevieve Betts, for readings.

For more information on the Creative Writing Institute, please contact Joshua Isard, Program Director, M.F.A. Creative Writing programisardj@arcadia.edu.

About Arcadia University: Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in metropolitan Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad and international education. The 2011 Open Doors report ranks Arcadia University a top leader in the nation in undergraduate study abroad. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top regional universities in the North and as one of the top study abroad programs. U.S. News also ranks Arcadia’s Physical Therapy program among the top 15 in the nation. Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world. (www.arcadia.edu)