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Northern New England Review Release Party and Reading

April 29, 2014

image textNorthern New England Review Release Reading and Celebration: May 5, 5 p.m., Alumni Lounge in Peterson Manor at Franklin Pierce University. The public is invited to a release party and reading for the literary journal housed at the University, the Northern New England Review. Copies of the journal will be available, and the event will feature readings from two contributors, poet and fiction writer Julia Shipley and Franklin Pierce’s own Gerald Burns.

Gerald Burns teaches English and American Studies. He has written in these fields and is currently working on a study of 9/11 widows’ memoirs. Julia Shipley is the author of two poetry chapbooks, Herd (Sheltering Pines Press, 2010) and Planet Jr. (Flyway/Iowa State, 2012). Her newest collection, Adam's Mark: Writing From the Ox-House, an agrarian fable, is forthcoming from Plowboy Press in 2014. A contributing editor to Yankee Magazine, her writing has also appeared in Fourth Genre, Hunger Mountain, Passages North, Poetry and Whole Terrain. She lives in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom where she works as an independent journalist and operates a Writer’s Retreat on her six-acre farm.

Northern New England Review is published by Franklin Pierce University in Rindge as a voice for writers of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The journal features poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and cross-genre writing. For more information on this event, please contact: This event is free and open to the public.



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Franklin Pierce University is a regionally accredited university grounded in the liberal arts, with a focus on personal attention and high-quality instruction. The University consists of the College at Rindge and the College of Graduate & Professional Studies with locations in Arizona and throughout New Hampshire. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level. The institutional mission embraces an education that matters: one that achieves academic success through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs. Our community of educators and learners creates an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity and encourages experiential and applied learning. A Franklin Pierce experience enables each student to discover and fulfill his or her own unique potential. We prepare students to become confident, knowledgeable individuals and leaders of conscience.

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