Creative Nonfiction Writer Steven Church to Speak at Community College of Aurora

Aurora, Colorado – Feb. 15, 2016 – Steven Church, award-winning essayist, author and editor (including the Colorado Book Award), will read from his work, hold a brief Q & A Session, and be available for a book signing during his visit to the Community College of Aurora (CCA) on Tuesday, March 1 at 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, Room 100. The college is located at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, CO.

Church received a Master of Fine Arts from Colorado State University and is the author of several books, including "The Guinness Book of Me: A Memoir of Record," which won the 2006 Colorado Book Award in Creative Nonfiction. His most recent work, "Ultrasonic," is  a collection of linked essays that explore how sounds can be used to search for deeper meaning beneath the surface of everyday life. The book features his 2011 Best American Essay, “Auscultation,” a piece now taught in high schools across the country.

“This is a great opportunity for students and the public to learn more about this brilliant author,” said Dr. Ted Snow, Dean of the School of Liberal Arts for CCA. “Steven Church’s visit is also part of our commitment to the burgeoning arts culture in Aurora.”

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Mary Jackson Meeks at 303-360-4728.

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Steven Church received a Master of Fine Arts from Colorado State University and is author of "The Guinness Book of Me: A Memoir of Record" (Winner of the 2006 Colorado Book Award in Creative Nonfiction), "Theoretical Killings: Essays and Accidents," "The Day After The Day After: My Atomic Angst," and most recently, "Ultrasonic: Essays."

He is a founding editor and nonfiction editor for the acclaimed literary magazine “The Normal School,” and is the Hallowell Professor of Creative Writing in the MFA program at California State University, Fresno.

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