Rollins College

Award-Winning Poet Brigit Pegeen Kelly Kicks Off Winter With the Writers at Rollins

January 28, 2009

Media Contact: Stephanie Page Duesing, 407-646-2203

What: The 69th season of Winter With the Writers, A Festival of the Literary Arts kicks off Thursday, Jan. 29, with prize-winning author Brigit Pegeen Kelly. Kelly's most recent book The Orchard was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award in Poetry, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry. Other major works include To the Place of Trumpets and Song.

When: Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009

Where: Rollins College
1000 Holt Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789
Visitor parking is available in the SunTrust Plaza Parking Garage.

Thursday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m.
Master Class – Brigit Pegeen Kelly will discuss work penned by Rollins students.
Location: Bush Auditorium, Bush Science Center, Rollins College

Thursday, Jan. 29 at 8 p.m.
Author Reading and Interview –This event will include readings, an on-stage interview with the author and a book signing.
Location: John M. Tiedtke Concert Hall, R.D Keene Hall, Rollins College

Background: Winter With the Writers brings distinguished writers to campus to share their work and expertise with students and the community four consecutive Thursdays beginning the last week in January. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

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