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6280-Spring Writers Series Presents Gina Ochsner

6280-February 14, 2012

Gina OchsnerThe Malone University Spring Writers Series continues with novelist, Gina Ochsner, Tuesday, February 28, with two programs scheduled. Both programs are free and open to the public.

Gina Ochsner lives in Keizer, Oregon and divides her time between writing and teaching with the Seattle Pacific Low-Residency MFA program.  Ochsner has been awarded a John L. Simon Guggenheim grant and a grant from the National Endowment of Arts.  Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, Glimmertrain and the Kenyon Review. She is the author of the short story collection The Necessary Grace to Fall, which received the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and the story collection People I Wanted to Be. Both books received the Oregon Book Award.  A novel entitled The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight was published by Portobello Press and from Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt in 2009 and again in 2010.

Program schedule for Tuesday, February 28:

10:30 a.m.

Chapel address

Worship Center, Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts

7 p.m.

Fiction Reading

Cattell Library

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2012.


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