SHIPPENSBURG — Shippensburg University presents “Three Rising Voices,” a reading of poetry and fiction, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in Old Main Chapel. The event is free and open to the public.

Participants are Catherine Zobal Dent, Lisa Graley and Hilary Plum.

Dent is a fiction writer, literary magazine editor and advisor, and professor of creative writing at the Writers Institute of Susquehanna University. Her debut collection, “Unfinished Stories of Girls,” was recently published, and her stories have been published in the Harvard Review, North American Review, Crab Orchard Review and PANK.

Graley is assistant professor of English and humanities at The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, where she coordinates the interdisciplinary humanities program. Her book, “Box of Blue Horses,” won the 2012 Gival Press Poetry Contest. Her works have also appeared in Glimmer Train Stories, Water~Stone Review and The McNeese Review.

Plum is author of the novel “They Dragged Them Through the Streets.” She is co-director of Clockroot Books, an imprint for international literature, and serves as contributing and book review editor with the Kenyon Review. She also co-edits Rescue Press’s Open Prose series with Zachary Savich, assistant professor of English at Shippensburg University, and her work has appeared in Western Humanities Review, Pleiades, LIT and the Massachusetts Review.

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