Bloomsburg Literary and Art Journal 75th Anniversary Celebration
- Haas Gallery
Celebrate the long history of art and journalism at Bloomsburg! Hear from just a few of the many published authors and respected artists who have contributed to the Bloomsburg Art and Literary Journal over its 75-year history.
Join us for this casual and enjoyable event to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Bloomsburg Literary and Art Journal. The Visual Arts and English Department are collaborating to mark this milestone anniversary with alumni readings and a gallery exhibit. Relax and enjoy this nostalgic and celebratory event with fellow Huskies!
From 12 to 2 p.m. in the Hass Gallery, the Visual Arts Department will present artwork by alumni Erich Kline ‘91, Tori Romania ‘23, and Kasey Halbleib ‘22.
From 2 to 3 p.m. in the Haas Gallery Lobby, the English Department will host alumni Grant Clauser '91, Sarah Karasek '17 (they/she), and Matt Boyarsky '16. (See below for bios)
Complimentary refreshments will be provided by the Dept. of Alumni and Professional Engagement.
RSVP deadline: Monday, October 9, 2023.
Students may register at this link. Alumni may register below:
Grant Clauser '91 is the author of six poetry books, including the forthcoming Temporary Shelters. His poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Greensboro Review, Kenyon Review, and other journals. He earned his MFA from Bowling Green State University where he was a Richard Divine Fellow. His awards include the Cider Press Poetry Prize, The Codhill Press Poetry Award, the Verse Daily Poem Prize, and 2010 Montgomery County Poet Laureate. He works as a senior editor at Wirecutter for The New York Times and also teaches poetry at Rosemont College.
Sarah Karasek '17 (they/she) is the editor of the anthology Weird Waypoints: A Speculative Travel Guide to the Between and assistant editor at Space Squid magazine. This August, they submitted their theses toward dual MFA/MA degrees at Rosemont College. Most recently, her work has appeared in the anthology Let the Weirdness In: a Tribute to Kate Bush. She is also the author of The Little Punk Princess: A Fairy Tale. Weaknesses include cats, cheese, and 80s horror.
Matt Boyarsky '16 is from Montdale, Pennsylvania. He completed an MFA at Miami Ohio in 2020. His stories have been in Hobart, Juked, X-R-A-Y, and HAD. He currently lives in Philadelphia.