Great Writers, Great Readings presents Erik Brogger

Hofstra University’s Department of English and the M.F.A. in Creative Writing present the ninth annual Great Writers, Great Readings Series at Hofstra. The next installment presents Erik Brogger, director of Hofstra’s MFA in Creative Writing Program, on Wednesday, March 20, at 11:15 a.m.

Erik Brogger is a founding member of The Playwrights’ Center, a national organization devoted to developing new dramatic work. His plays, which have been produced off-Broadway and at major regional theaters throughout the country, include A Normal Life, Strangers’ Ground, and The Paranormal Review. His play Copperhead was commissioned and later produced by the Bush Theatre in London. His recent plays include Dreaming in the Crescent City (presented as a staged reading at The Ensemble Studio Theatre), River Road and We Started Without You. He is currently at work on a new play, set in Brooklyn, with the working title of Cobble Hill.

This event will take place in the Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus.

All Great Writers, Great Readings events are free and open to the public.

Great Writers, Great Readings was launched by Hofstra University in recognition of the importance of writing and literature in a liberal arts education. In addition to a baccalaureate degree in English, Hofstra currently offers an M.F.A. in Creative Writing and an M.A. in English. The program's faculty include playwright Erik Brogger, author Julia Markus and two Guggenheim Fellows: novelist Martha McPhee and poet Phillis Levin.

For more information, please call 516-463-5410 or visit

Wednesday, March 20, 2013


Free and open to the public



Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


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