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Genesee Reading Series: Anne Panning and Sarah Cedeno
April 9 @ 7:30 pm$6.00
The Genesee Reading Series is a smorgasbord for your literary palate. Come every month on the second Tuesday, and by the end of the year you will have feasted on the work of 24 regional authors (some prominent, some emerging; writers of fiction, poetry, essay, creative nonfiction, memoir). It’s up close and personal in the intimate performance space upstairs— stay afterward and talk to the authors while eating cookies.
April 9: Anne Panning and Sarah Cedeno
Sarah Cedeño’s work is forthcoming or has appeared in Punctuate, The Journal, 2 Bridges, The Pinch, The Baltimore Review, New World Writing, The Rumpus, Hippocampus Magazine, Bellevue Literary Review, and elsewhere. Sarah holds an MFA from Goddard College in Vermont and has served as editor of several literary magazines. She lives in Brockport, NY with her husband and two sons, and teaches writing at the College at Brockport and Rochester Institute of Technology.
Anne Panning recently published her first memoir, Dragonfly Notes: On Distance and Loss (Stillhouse Press, 2108), which was a finalist for the 2018 American Book Fest Award in Best New Nonfiction. She has also published a short story collection, Super America (University of Georgia Press, 2007) that won The Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and was named a New York Times Editor’s Choice selection. Additionally, she is the author of the novel Butter and the story collection The Price of Eggs. Several of her essays have been recognized in The Best American Essays series. She is currently at work on a second memoir about her late father, a barber and addict. Originally from Minnesota, she lives with her husband, Mark, and two children, Hudson and Lily, in Brockport, New York, where she teaches creative writing at SUNY-Brockport.