Single Voice Reading Series to Feature Author Scott Russell Sanders

MEADVILLE, Pa. – Oct. 7, 2010 – Award-winning author Scott Russell Sanders will read from his work on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. in the Tippie Alumni Center on the Allegheny College campus. The free public program is part of the college’s Single Voice Reading Series.

A Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Indiana University, Sanders has authored 20 books, among them novels, works of non-fiction and collections of stories.  His books include “Writing from the Center,” “Staying Put,” “A Private History of Awe” and “A Conservationist Manifesto.”

Sanders has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. In addition, he has won the Associated Writing Program’s Creative Nonfiction Award, the John Burroughs Essay Award, the Lannan Literary Award, the Mark Twain Award and the Indiana Authors Award.

For more information about the Single Voice Reading Series, contact Associate Professor of English Christopher Bakken at