Westview Writers' Festival is this Tuesday


The 20th annual Westview Writers’ Festival will be held this Tuesday, April 3, on the Weatherford campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and featured writer this year is Fred Alsberg.

The festival is free of charge and will be held at 7 p.m. in the SWOSU Conference Center. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

Light refreshments will be provided. The event is coordinated by the SWOSU Department of Language & Literature and features a poet invited to guest speak and read selected writings.

Alsberg has been published in a variety of journals and magazines and released his most recent collection of poems, Harry the Hack, in 2012. He is a SWOSU faculty member, teaching English classes, for 21 years. Alsberg is the founder and original director of the Westview Writers’ Festival and was editor of Westview for 12 years. An informal question and answer session will follow the reading.

For more information or questions, please contact Dr. James Silver at 580.774.3242 or at james.silver@swosu.edu