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Monday, October 16, 2017

John Surowiecki Continues Writers on the Shore Series November 8

John SurowieckiSALISBURY, MD---Poet and novelist John Surowiecki continues this fall’s Writers on the Shore literary series at Salisbury University, reading from his works 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 8, in the Worcester Room of the Commons.

Surowiecki’s Pie Man was awarded the Nilsen Prize for a First Novel. He also has written 12 books of poetry, including Martha Playing Wiffle Ball in Her Wedding Dress and Other Poems. He has won the Poetry Foundation Pegasus Award, Pablo Neruda Award, Washington Prize and White Pine Prize, among others. His work has appeared in journals including Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly Review and The Aurorean.

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Sponsored by the English Department and Writers on the Shore, admission is free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-543-6445 or visit the SU website at

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