Seven faculty, staff to read their creative writing Nov. 19

Free, virtual event will be held on Microsoft Teams
​Jerry Poling | November 12, 2020

Original writing by seven current and former University of Wisconsin-Stout faculty and staff will be read at a free, virtual event.

The third annual Faculty and Staff Creative Writing Reading will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19. The event will be virtual for the first time, using Microsoft Teams. Go to

Faculty and staff scheduled to read are:

  • Lopa Basu, professor, English and philosophy
  • Justin Nicholes, assistant professor, English and philosophy
  • Daniel Ruefman, associate professor, English and philosophy
  • Sarah Wynn, director, McNair Scholars Program
  • Lystra Yates, records manager, Registration and Records
The faculty/staff reading poster.
The reading will be Thursday, Nov. 19.

The writers also will include retired faculty and staff members Sandra Lindow and Warren Lang.

The genres of writing at the event will include poetry, essay, nonfiction and fiction.

Professor Kevin Drzakowski, English and philosophy, will be the host and moderator.

The event is sponsored by the university’s Literature Committee, along with the English and philosophy department and the College of Arts, Communication, Humanities and Social Sciences. The committee is open to members from across the campus community.

UW-Stout offers majors in professional communication and emerging media, a master’s in technical and professional communication and several writing-related minors.


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