Arcadia University’s Writers Return to Campus Series Welcomes Paul Elwork, Oct. 21
Glenside, Pa.—Friday, Sept. 21, 2011—Arcadia University’s Writers Return to Campus series welcomes back Paul Elwork ’04M, a Philadelphia-based author, on Friday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Grey Towers Castle. Elwork will read from his book, The Girl Who Would Speak For the Dead, published by Amy Einhorn Books (Penguin Group, 2011). Arcadia University is located at 450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, Pa. The event is free and open to the public.
Elwork began The Girl Who Would Speak For the Dead, as part of his culminating project under the guidance of Dr. Richard Wertime, Professor of English and Director of the Graduate Studies in English and the Humanities.
His stories have been published in various literary journals, includingSmokeLong Quarterly, Philadelphia Stories, Word Riot, Quiet Feather,and Johnny America. He also served as a visiting writer this past summer for Arcadia’s Creative Writing Institute and the MFA program. He is working on his second novel.
About Arcadia University: Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in metropolitan Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad and international education. Arcadia University promises a distinctively global, integrative and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and prosper in a diverse and dynamic world. The 2010 Open Doors report ranks Arcadia University No. 1 in the nation among regional universities in the percentage of undergraduate students studying abroad. U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University among the top regional universities in the North, as one of the top study abroad programs in the nation. The Physical Therapy program is ranked seventh in the nation.