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Berks Bards 1st Thursday Poetry featuring Christine Lincoln
September 3, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Christine Lincoln writes fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. She is the award-winning author of Sap Rising (Random House), a novel of international acclaim. She was the first author to represent the United States in South Africa’s annual Year of the Writer Celebration. She has appeared on NPR, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and has been featured as a “Phenomenal Woman” in O: The Oprah Magazine. Her stories have appeared on stage at Symphony Space and Word Theatre, read and performed by Don Cheadle, Gary Dourdan, and Lizan Mitchell. Just recently her short story, Bug Juice, was chosen for a project with Audible Books and Word Theatre. She is also a recipient of the Sophie Kerr Literary Prize. Christine has been hailed as one of the rising, new voices of contemporary fiction and she is currently at work on her novel A Generation Comes. She is founder of the R.L. Coombs Fellowship, a writing fellowship and residency that will award its first scholarship in 2016 to an emerging woman writer of color or diverse ethnic background. Her monthly article, “The Writers Voice” can be found online with York Daily Record.