Sam Harrison, novelist
and FSC student,
holds book reading/discussion
LAKELAND, Fla. (Feb. 11,
2003) - The English department at Florida Southern College will
present a reading and talk by Sam Harrison, FSC student, Miami Herald
reviewer, and published novelist. The presentation will take place
Feb. 18 at 3:45 p.m. in the William H. Danforth Chapel on campus.
"We are especially pleased that our student body includes an accomplished
novelist and journalist," said Dr. Catherine Eskin, FSC English
professor. Harrison has written two books, "Walls of Blue Coquina"
and "Birdsong Ascending," both published by Harcourt Brace. Publisher's
Weekly reviewed "Walls of Blue Coquina," claiming his book was "thoughtful
and compelling throughout." Harrison has a degree in English and
is currently studying for a degree in philosophy and religion. The
English department has extended an invitation to area advanced placement
English classes and hopes to see a wide array of community members
The presentation is free and open to the public. Refreshments will
be provided. For additional information, please contact Eskin at
or Dr. Bernard Quetchenbach at 863-680-4221 (email@example.com).
About Florida Southern College
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.