Featured Speakers

Jacqueline Woodson

Lorene Cary

Kay Ryan

Dave Eggers

Azar Nafasi

Lorene Cary

Thursday evening , March 25, followed by book signing

Friday morning, March 25, Question and Answer Session


Lorene Cary's Website

Sigma Tau Delta Common Reader: Black Ice

The author of our Common Reader, Black Ice, Lorene Cary is a native and current resident of Philadelphia. Holding a BA and MA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA in Victorian Literature from the University of Sussex in England, she has written for Time, Essence, Mirabella, Obsidian, and Newsweek and been an editor for TV Guide. She is the author of three books, Black Ice, The Price of a Child and Pride: A Novel, and received national recognition as a  writer when Black Ice was published in 1991. The founder of Art Sanctuary, she is currently on the faculty teaching creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania.