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Visiting Writer Series: Sarah Kennedy

Tue, 1 Apr 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

4-5 p.m.
Room 402, Taylor Hall

Sarah Kennedy is the author of the historical novel “The Altarpiece,” Book One of The Cross and the Crown series from Knox Robinson Publishers. Book Two, “City of Ladies,” will be released in October 2014. Kennedy has also written seven books of poems, including “The Gold Thread,” “Home Remedies,” “A Witch’s Dictionary,” “Consider the Lilies,” “Double Exposure” and “Flow Blue.” Professor of English and head of the department at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Kennedy holds a Ph.D. in Renaissance literature and an MFA in creative writing. She has received grants from both the National Endowment for the Arts and the Virginia Commission for the Arts and is currently a contributing editor for Shenandoah.

For more information, contact Laurie Kutchins, coordinator of the creative writing minor at JMU, at Free.

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