Pagoda Writer's Club

Img: The Reading Pagoda About the Event

The Pagoda Writer’s Club initially began with several students in a writing class at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading. This group contributed to the publication of The Pagoda Centennial Tales, a collection of photographs, personal stories, memories, and opinions from local residents and visitors alike.

Through their words we return to the early 20th Century and travel one hundred years to the present. 

The writers meet on the first Saturday of each month from 1:00-3:00 p.m.

For more information contact Linda Thompson Saknit at 610-413-0373 or at ltjamesthepagoda@gmail.com.

This event is part of the 2011 Greater Reading Literary Festival at Alvernia

Start Date: 10/15/2011 1:30 pm
End Date: 10/15/2011 4:00 pm
Location: The Reading Pagoda
Price: Free
  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
  • Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
  • Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
  • Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.

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