Poetry, Fiction to be Featured at Duquesne Coffee House Reading

Duquesne University's Coffee House Reading Series returns for the spring 2016 semester, featuring poetry from an English department faculty member.

Ava Cipri, a writing instructor in the Department of English, and Katie Hilton, a pharmacy major and Honors College student at the University, will be featured at the next reading on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in Duquesne's Genesius Theater.

Cipri will share selections from her published and unpublished works. Her poetry has appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Georgetown Review, among other publications.

Hilton will read from her works of fiction.

The Coffee House Reading Series is sponsored by the Department of English, and features the literary works and creative writing of emerging writers as well as Duquesne students.

All readings are free and open to the public. Call 412.396.6420 or email coffeehouse@duq.edu for more information.

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