Spalding to host contemporary writing festival May 26 – June 1

Spalding University’s Festival of Contemporary Writing, set for May 26 through June 1, will feature a presentation May 30 by “critically acclaimed” British novelist Rachel Seiffert.

Seiffert, Who is Spalding’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in writing program distinguished visiting writer, will present from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Egan Leadership Center, 901 S. Fourth St. A book signing will follow.

The festival will also include presentations from faculty and alumni of the school’s MFA program.

The events, which will be held at the Egan Leadership Center and the Brown Hotel, 335 W. Broadway, are free and open to the public. For more information call 873-4400 or send an email to For an updated reading schedule visit

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