Single Voice Reading Series to Feature Authors Don Bogen and Elise Levine

Don Bogen, Elise Levine

MEADVILLE, Pa. – November 9, 2010 – Award-winning writers Don Bogen and Elise Levine will read from their works on Thursday, Nov. 11 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.

Bogen is the author of four books of poetry, most recently “An Algebra.”  Awards for his work include a Discovery Award, the Emily Dickinson Award of the Poetry Society of America and grants from the Camargo Foundation and the National Endowment of the Arts.  He is Nathaniel Ropes Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Cincinnati and serves as poetry editor of The Cincinnati Review.

Levine is the author of the story collection “Driving Men Mad” and the novel “Requests and Dedications.” She is the recipient of numerous awards including a Canadian National Magazine Award, and her work has appeared in “Best Canadian Stories,” “The Journey Prize Anthology,” “Hotel Amerika” and “Prairie Schooner,” among many other publications.  She is a visiting professor of English at Allegheny College.

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