Thursday, April 19, 2012

MFA Greensboro Alum Jack Riggs Discussed for Duluth (GA) Reads

Author, Readers Share Insights at Duluth Reads
     by Faye Edmundson
Jack RiggsParticipating in the Duluth Reads Book Talk and discussion Tuesday (March 13) night was sorta like sitting in English literature class in high school or college. Only, the 30 or so who had read “When the Finch Rises” and came to talk about the book were seated in the parlor at the historic Strickland House instead of a classroom.

Peggy Smith, a former English teacher who co-chaired the Duluth Reads project, led the book talk with thought-provoking questions she had meticulously prepared on the book’s characters, setting, plot, and themes. There were 16 questions, and a few of them were a paragraph long.

Read the full article here: http://duluth.patch.com/articles/author-readers-share-insights

Find out more about the MFA Writing Program here:
http://mfagreensboro.org

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