Faculty Reading @ Auburn University

Tomorrow evening, Auburn University is holding a faculty reading by three assistant professors in the English department: Anton DiSclafani, Rose McLarney and Andrew Malan Milward. The reading, which will be held at Pebble Hill, is free and open to the public. Books by the authors will be available for purchase and signing.


Originally from northern Florida, fiction writer Anton DiSclafani is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel, The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, and of The After Party, and she has read for NPR’s This American Life. DiSclafani is currently the Nonfiction Editor for Southern Humanities Review.

Rose McLarney has two poetry collections: Its Day Being Gone, published by Penguin, and The Always Broken Plates of Mountains from Four Way Books. According to her website, she was recently named the Dartmouth Poet in Residence at the Frost Place and also received the Chaffin Award. McLarney is the Poetry Editor for Southern Humanities Review.

Andrew Milward is the author of the story collections The Agriculture Hall of Fame and I Was A Revolutionaryand his works have appeared in Zoetrope, VQR, and The Southern Review. Milward is an Assistant Professor of English at Auburn and he is the Fiction Editor of Southern Humanities Review.

The reading begins at 7:00 PM.


2016 Regional Food & Farming Forums

The Regional Food + Farm Forums is an annual series of events hosted by the Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network (ASAN). According to their website:

The Regional Forums are training and networking events that bring together small-scale and sustainable farmers, gardeners, community leaders, and good food advocates.  Each Regional Forum consists of round table discussions on a wide variety of food- and farming-related topics, an experiential learning component, and a locally-sourced meal.

The RFFF series consists of four one-day events in four locations across Alabama.

Poarch, Thursday, September 29
Childersburg, Monday, October 10
Nauvoo, Friday, October 28
Livingston, Wednesday, December 1


Each event will last from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM, with registration from 8:30 – 9:00 AM.

The Alabama Sustainable Agriculture Network is “a network of farmers, consumers, and agriculture-related organizations, all committed to promoting sustainable agriculture in Alabama.” To learn more, visit the ASAN website.