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Frostic Series concludes tonight with WMU's Scott

March 24, 2005

KALAMAZOO--The spring 2005 Gwen Frostic Reading Series concludes at 8 p.m. tonight with poet Dr. Herbert Scott, professor of English at Western Michigan University. All readings in the Frostic Series are free and open to the public and are held in the Little Theatre.

Scott is renowned in the world of contemporary literature for his work as a poet, editor and instructor. His books of poetry include "Durations," "Groceries," "Disguises" and the forthcoming "Sleeping Woman." Scott has received fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, the Michigan Council for the Arts, and has been cited as Michigan Artist of the Year. He is the founding editor of New Issues Poetry & Prose, a national literary press based at WMU, which has published more than 70 titles.

All readings in the series are presented in the Little Theatre, which is located at the corner of Oakland Drive and Oliver Street on Western Michigan University's East Campus. There is free off-street parking behind the theatre.

For more information about the Gwen Frostic Reading Series, contact Dr. Arnie Johnston, chair of the Department of English, at <arnie.johnston@wmich.edu>.

Media contact: Thom Myers, 269 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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