Stephanie King Kicks Off Hartwick’s 2018–19 Visiting Writers Series

Fiction writer Stephanie King will read from her work in the first event of this year’s Visiting Writers Series at Hartwick College. King will read on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 7 p.m. The reading will be held in The Celebration Room of Shineman Chapel House on the College campus. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

King is the interim coordinator of Hartwick’s Writing Center.

Her stories have won the Quarterly West Novella Prize and the Lilith Short Fiction Prize, and appeared in Loch Raven Review and Lumen.

She received her M.F.A. in Writing and Literature from Bennington College, where she was also editor of the Bennington Review.

Originally from upstate New York, King now lives in Philadelphia. She serves on the board of the Philadelphia Writers’ Conference and as president of Kearny Friends, a public school advocacy group.

The reading is presented by the Department of English and the Visiting Writers Series at Hartwick College.

For more information on the reading, contact Assistant Professor of English Bradley J. Fest at or (607) 431-4921.

Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,200 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick’s expansive curriculum emphasizes an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact:     David Lubell
Phone:        607-431-4031

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