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Cornell College Van Etten-Lacey House – Mount Vernon, Iowa

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408 Third Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
(319) 895-4000 http://www.cornellcollege.edu/center-for-the-literary-arts/van-etten-lacey/index.shtml

The Van Etten-Lacey House is the Center for the Literary Arts at Cornell College.

March 2016

Book Arts and Poetry for Empathy Celebration

March 22, 2016 @ 4:30 pm
Cornell College Van Etten-Lacey House – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 408 Third Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Winter photo of Cornell College Campus Sign

This event will include readings from the brand-new chapbook, an exhibit of work printed on the college's printing press, and refreshments.

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Deborah Jian Lee Lecture and Book Signing

March 30, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cornell College Van Etten-Lacey House – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 408 Third Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Stack of Books

The Center for the Literary Arts welcomes Distinguished Visiting Journalist Deborah Jian Lee, who will read from "Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women, and Queer Christians Are Reclaiming Evangelicalism."

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October 2016

Garth Greenwell Reading

October 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Cornell College Van Etten-Lacey House – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 408 Third Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cornell College Campus Sign during the summer

WHAT BELONGS TO YOU has been longlisted for the National Book Award, named a Best Book of 2016 by numerous magazines, and is an LA Times Bestseller.

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January 2017

Jen Rouse Book Reading and Reception

January 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Cornell College Van Etten-Lacey House – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 408 Third Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Rouse is the Interim Director of the Center for Teaching & Learning, and Cornell's Consulting Librarian in the Arts & Humanities. Her reading will be followed by a Q&A and a reception with refreshments.

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October 2017

Rebecca Entel Reading

October 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Cornell College Van Etten-Lacey House – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 408 Third Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Professor Rebecca Entel will read from and discuss her lyrically nuanced and historically rich debut novel, "Fingerprints of Previous Owners."  

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April 2018

Visiting Writer Marc Nieson Reads from His Memoir

April 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cornell College Van Etten-Lacey House – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 408 Third Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Cornell College Campus Sign during the summer

Visiting writer Marc Niesen reads from his memoir, "Schoolhouse: Lessons on Love and Landscape."

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October 2018

Kathleen Maris Paltrineri Poetry Reading

October 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cornell College Van Etten-Lacey House – Mount Vernon, Iowa, 408 Third Street SW
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Kathleen Maris Paltrineri, Distinguished Visiting Writer for Fall 2018, reads from her new poetry manuscript, A Psalm for Our Bodies.

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