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Nearly 200 Years—Learn More About Norwich

Norwich University Writers Series welcomes award-winning author Robin MacArthur

NORTHFIELD, Vt. – The Norwich University Writers Series welcomes Robin MacArthur to campus at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Chaplin Hall Gallery.

MacArthur’s debut collection of short stories, “Half Wild” (Ecco/Harper Collins 2016) won the 2017 PEN New England award for fiction, and was a finalist for both the New England Book Award and the Vermont Book Award.

Her novel, “Heart Spring Mountain,” was published by Ecco/HarperCollins in January 2018, and was a IndieNext Selection and a finalist for the New England Book Award.

MacArthur is also the editor of “Contemporary Vermont Fiction: An Anthology” (Green Writers Press 2014), one-half of the indie folk duo Red Heart the Ticker, and the recipient of two Creation Grants from the Vermont Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. She lives on the hillside farm where she was born in southern Vermont.

This event is sponsored by the Norwich University Writers Series, the College of Liberal Arts, Department of English and Communications, and Center for Global Resilience and Security. All events are free and open to the public.


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About Norwich University

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation's six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). 

Norwich will celebrate its bicentennial in 2019. In fulfillment of Norwich’s mission to train and educate today’s students to be tomorrow’s global leaders, Norwich launched the Forging the Future campaign in 2014. The five-year campaign, which is timed to culminate in 2019, is committed to creating the best possible learning environment through state-of-the-art academics and world-class facilities and is designed to enhance the university’s strong position as it steps into its third century of service to the nation.

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