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UTSA's 'Wordfest' honors creative writing students

(March 23, 2005)--The UTSA Department of English, Classics and Philosophy hosts the third annual Wordfest at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 25 in the Business Building University Room (2.06.04) at the 1604 Campus. The hour-long ceremony honors the accomplishments of UTSA creative writing students and features faculty members reading from their work.

At the event, UTSA student Lauren Ramon, winner of the Davidson-Shaddox Creative Writing Scholarship and Ruth Bohn Weissman Scholarship, will read a selection from her works.

Additionally, graduate students who won the Wendy Barker Creative Writing Award will read from their writings. Readers include Linda Winterbottom, first-place winner, Michelle Grajeda and Patricia Portales, second-place winners and Stephanie Amsel, third-place winner.

Among other faculty members, Associate Professor Ben Olguin and Professor Bonnie Lyons will share selections from their writing.

For more information, visit the UTSA Department of English, Classics and Philosophy Web site.

--Bronwyn Wingo

University Communications
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