SCF to Host H.R. Stoneback Poetry Reading

(Bradenton, Fla., January 8, 2014) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) language and literature department will host a poetry reading by internationally renowned poet and literary critic Dr. H.R. Stoneback at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, in the Fine Art Gallery at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W.

After the poetry reading, Stoneback will lead a discussion on his poetry and Ernest Hemingway.

Stoneback is the author of more than 200 essays on well-known authors and has published more than 30 books of poetry or literary criticism. His book, “Reading Hemingway’s ‘The Sun Also Rises,’” is used in university literature courses and appears on the short list of recommended critical studies for the national “Agrégation Examination” in France. 

Stoneback is a distinguished professor of English at the State University of New York at New Paltz.

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