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Manhattanville College Writers to Take Part in Greenwich, CT Reading Event
Monday, 21 April 2014 15:20

Bruce Crane Bruce Crane's "Harvest Moon" is one of the paintings in the "Pasture to Pond: Connecticut Impressionism" art exhibit at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn. Current students and alumnae from the MFA in Creative Writing program at Manhattanville College will read a series of original works influenced by their lives in Connecticut at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn on Thursday, April 24.

The reading, which features Lisa Breuning, Erika Stanley, Valerie Stauffer and Eugenie Theall, is being done in conjunction with the current art exhibit at the museum “Pasture to Pond: Connecticut Impressionism.”

Stanley will be reading her poems about Bridgeport, Conn., Breuning will be reading from her flash fiction about the Maritime Aquarium’s Jellyfish Room in Norwalk, Conn., Theall about her Pablo Neruda inspired oceanscapes, and Stauffer will be reading her short story about Truman Capote’s years at Greenwich High School.

The art exhibit is comprised of a collection of paintings hailing from Connecticut, which was one of country’s s most coveted locations for American Impressionists before the turn of the 20th Century. The exhibit features paintings from artists such as John Henry Twachtman, Childe Hassam and Leonard Ochtman.

Public display of the exhibit will take place at 6:30 p.m. followed by the reading at 7:30 p.m. The program is free to attend, however the museum recommends advanced registration.

For more information about the event or to register for it, visit the Bruce Museum’s website, or call, 203-869-0376.