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Malone University Writer’s Series continues with author William Lychack on October 30

October 8, 2013 | Release # 6734

William LychackThe Malone University Writer's Series continues with author William Lychack on October 30 at 4:30 p.m. in the Everett L. Cattell Library, located on the campus at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton, Ohio. The program, presented by the department of Language and Literature, is free and open to the public.


Photo by Marion Ettlinger

From the University of Pittsburgh website:

William Lychack is the author of a novel, The Wasp Eater, and a collection of stories, The Architect of Flowers, as well as two children's books and a nonfiction book about the history of cement. Among other places, his fiction has appeared in The Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize, Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, The Southern Review, his nonfiction in The American Scholar, Life Magazine, and on public radio's This American Life, and his poetry in Alaska Quarterly Review, The Montreal Review, and Forklift, Ohio.

Lychack is an assistant professor in the Writing Program and has worked as an editor at New England Review and Guideposts Magazine and taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Minnesota, Connecticut College, Phillips Academy, and Lesley University's MFA Program in Creative Writing. A graduate of Connecticut College (Philosophy, BA) and the University of Michigan (Creative Writing, MFA), his awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 2012, a Christopher Isherwood Foundation Fellowship in 2008, and his collection was a Discover Great New Writers selection in 2011.

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 has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, 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 2014,has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


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