Single Voice Reading Series at Allegheny College Begins Season

Sept. 18, 2014 – The Single Voice Reading Series at Allegheny College will begin its 2014-15 season at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, with authors Joanna Luloff and Leslie Anne Mcilroy reading from their work. The presentation in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center is free and open to the public.

Joanna_Luloff-1-150x150Joanna Luloff received her M.F.A. from Emerson College and her Ph.D. from the University of Missouri. Before graduate school, she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Sri Lanka. Her short story collection “The Beach at Galle Road,” published by Algonquin Books in 2012, was a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. She is an assistant professor of English at University of Colorado, Denver.

leslie-ann-mcilroy-150x150Leslie Anne Mcilroy won the 1997 Slipstream Poetry Chapbook Prize for “Gravel” and the 2001 Word Press Poetry Prize for “Rare Space.” Her new book, “Slag,” is forthcoming from Main Street Rag in 2015. Mcilroy is managing editor of HEArt — Human Equity through Art — and lives in Pittsburgh.

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