Cane River Reading Series continues in November


The Cane River Reading Series at Northwestern State University will continue with readings by Laurie Ann Cedilnik and Glenn Shaheen from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4 in the Cane River Room of the Sylvan Friedman Student Union. The series is free and open to the public.

Cedilnik received her Ph.D. in English literature and creative writing from Western Michigan University and an MFA in fiction from the University of Houston. Her stories have been published in Epoch, Colorado Review, West Branch, Cimarron Review, Hobart and Black Warrior Review, among other venues, and was selected for the 2013 Masters Review by guest editor A.M. Homes. A native of Queens, New York, Cedilnik lives in New Orleans and teaches creative writing at Loyola University.

Shaheen is the author of the poetry collections Energy Corridor and Predatory, winner of the 2010 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize and runner-up for the 2012 Norma Farber First book Award, and the flash fiction chapbook Unchecked Savagery. His work has appeared in Ploughshares, The New Republic, The Cincinnati Review and elsewhere.

For more information on the Cane River Reading Series, contact Stephanie Masson at