Pitt-Greensburg’s Spring Written/Spoken Series welcomes author and poet Adam Matcho on Wednesday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Mary Lou Campana Chapel and Lecture Center. Pitt-Greensburg students Jason Rivenburg and Rob Carlson will open the event, reading from their own work. A book sale and signing will follow the reading, which is free and open to the public.
Adam Matcho was formerly employed as a gas station attendant, sandwich artist, novelty shop clerk, gold buyer, and obituary writer. Now, he tells people he is the poet laureate of Johnstown. His poems have been published in literary magazines and his books include: “The Novelty Essays” (WPA Press), “Six Dollars an Hour: Confessions of a Gemini Writer” (Liquid Paper Press) and “Love Songs From Flood City” (Low Ghost Press).
Jason Rivenburg and Rob Carlson are senior Creative and Professional Writing majors who are currently working on their Writing Capstones. Their readings will be excerpts from their work done for their Capstones.
The Pitt-Greensburg Written/Spoken series brings nationally-known poets and writers to the Pitt-Greensburg campus. Undergraduate student writers participate in readings and give performances of their own work. The series is sponsored by the Pitt-Greensburg Creative and Professional Writing Program and the Office of Academic Affairs. For more information, contact Professor Lori Jakiela at 724-836-7481 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.