SUNY Oneonta News

January 19, 2010



ONEONTA, N.Y. -- As the first installment of the Spring 2010 Red Dragon Reading Series at the SUNY College at Oneonta, fiction writer Brent DeLanoy will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 28, in the Center for Multicultural Experiences in Lee Hall. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing. Admission to the event is complimentary, and members of the community are invited to attend.

Brent DeLanoy was awarded the 2008 A. E. Coppard Prize for his novella "Benediction," which was published by White Eagle Coffee Store Press. His short fiction has appeared in the magazines "decomP" and "Thieves Jargon." A member of the English Department faculty at Hartwick College, DeLanoy earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from New Mexico State University in 2006.

Upcoming events in the Spring 2010 Red Dragon Reading Series at SUNY Oneonta include readings by environmental author Janisse Ray on Wednesday, March 10; novelist and short-story writer Randall Kenan on Wednesday, March 31; and novelist Heidi Durrow on Tuesday, April 20.

More information about the Red Dragon Reading Series is available from Dr. George Hovis of the SUNY Oneonta Department of English at (607) 436-2571.



For more information about the College, please call the Community Relations Office at (607) 436-2748 or send e-mail to Hal Legg, Director of Communications.

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