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Reading the Landscape Open Poetry and Prose Reading


Samantha Kapp-Williamson
Director of Library and Museum Services

Urbana, OH (March 14, 2019)

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, is proud to host an open poetry and prose reading event Wednesday, March 20 at 6:30 p.m. The event, organized by the English Honors Society Sigma Tau Delta, and the Champaign Land Preservation, a non-profit organization in Urbana, provides the opportunity for the community to join in reading their original or favorite poem, passage of prose, or to listen to others express the landscape.

All experience levels are welcome to participate or to simply connect with local writers in this open to the community event.

Event Details
Wednesday, March 20
6:30 p.m.
Urbana University Library

For more information contact Samantha Kapp-Williamson at

About Urbana University - A Branch Campus of Franklin University

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, prepares students for successful and professional careers within a caring and supportive environment. Regionally well known for education and teacher preparation programs, Urbana was founded in 1850 and acquired by Franklin in 2014. Urbana’s 128-acre, residential campus nestled in heart of Ohio provides a background for students actively engaged in campus activities through 20 student-led academic, professional, performing arts, social and service organizations. Blue Knights athletics includes 17 NCAA Division II sports and three intercollegiate club sports. Urbana University is a division of Franklin University, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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