Reading Series presents Lott’s ‘Bad Writing’

Reading Series presents Lott’s ‘Bad Writing’

Bad WritingFor immediate release: Sept. 19, 2012

BLOOMSBURG — What makes a piece of writing good or bad? The documentary “Bad Writing” by filmmaker Vernon Lott seeks to answer that question.

The film will be shown as part of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Big Dog Reading Series Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in Hartline Science Center, Kuster Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.

The film features Lott, a former creative writing major, who travels around the country interviewing well-known authors Margaret Atwood, George Saunders, Lee Gutkind, Nick Flynn, Aimee Bender, Steve Almond and David Sedaris.

The Big Dog Reading Series is sponsored by BU’s College of Liberal Arts. For information, contact Claire Lawrence, professor of English, clawrenc@bloomu.edu.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.