Alumni reading on tap for fall Frostic Reading Series

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KALAMAZOO—Three authors who graduated from Western Michigan University will be featured in the next installment of the Frostic Reading Series at Western Michigan University.

WMU alumni Adam Clay, Peter Geye and K. Frithjof Peterson will read from their works at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in 209-210 Bernhard Center. The event is free and open to the public.

About the authors

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Clay is the author of "A Hotel Lobby at the Edge of the World" and "The Wash." His poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Denver Quarterly, Iowa Review, New Orleans Review and elsewhere. He co-edits Typo Magazine and lives in Kentucky.

Geye is the award-winning author of "Safe from the Sea" and "The Lighthouse Road." He earned his master's degree from the University of New Orleans and his doctoral degree from WMU, where he was editor of the literary journal Third Coast. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and three children.

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Frithjof Peterson

Frithjof Peterson's plays have been performed across the United States, and his play, "Gun Metal Blue Bar," was recently translated into Russian and performed in Moscow. His plays have been finalists for the Kennedy Center's National Ten-Minute Play Award, the 2010 Heideman Award, the Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival and the O'Neill Playwrights Conference.

Most recently, he received a commission from Fox Valley Repertory in St. Charles, Ill., and worked in development with Generous Company's Gumbo at the Baltimore Theatre project.

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