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Beloved creative writing professor Amber Dermont returns to Agnes Scott College on Thursday, October 3rd!

  • Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Location: Amelia Davis Luchsinger Lounge, Alston Campus Center

All students, faculty, staff, and alumnae are invited.

First year students don’t miss this is an opportunity to meet the author of the 2013 Agnes Reads selection, The Starboard Sea.  Ask questions about your favorite characters, share your thoughts about the book, and learn about how Amber Dermont became a New York Times best selling author.

If there is time, Amber may read from her latest work.  Be sure to bring your book for Amber to sign after the event!

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Agnes Reads Student Showcase
Friday, Sept. 6, 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Alston Campus Center, The Hub

Over the summer all new students and many faculty, staff and alumnae read The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont. This Friday, our Alston Campus Center will be transformed into a gallery displaying students’ artistic responses to the novel. A panel of our upper class students, moderated by professor Nicole Stamant, will also discuss the process through which they create art, music, theatre and literary works. Please join us for this campus wide event! Refreshments will be served.

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Students viewing the exhibits.

On Tuesday, August 23rd the Dalton Gallery in the Dana Fine Arts Building at Agnes Scott College hosted an exhibit of creative works developed by first year students in response to Julie Orringer’s How to Breathe Underwater.

Over the next few days we will post some of the reflections that were exhibited.  Stay tuned!



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