Arcadia University Writers Return to Campus Series will host author and poet Laren McClung ’01, ’03MAE on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle. McClung’s lecture, “At the Confluence of Rivers and Mouths: Poetry of War, Witness, and Imagination,” is free and open to the public.
An Arcadia University alumna, McClung also holds a graduate degree from New York University. She has been the recipient of a Teachers & Writers Collaborative Van Lier Fellowship and has led yearlong workshops in creative writing at Goldwater Hospital on Roosevelt Island and in New York University’s Veterans Writing Workshop for Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans. Her work has appeared in journals and reviews including the Massachusetts Review, War, Literature & the Arts, PN Review and Cerise Press. She currently teaches at New York University.