Jeffrey Chapman

Short story writer, graphic novelist, and comic book writer

Wednesday, September 26, 7:30 p.m.
Kreft Center Recital Hall
Free and open to the public.

Jeffrey Chapman reads from and discusses his work. Chapman is a short story writer and comic book artist who teaches creative writing at Oakland University. His stories and comics blend the day-to-day, mundane world with a fantastic, mythical world, introducing a small degree of the impossible into a largely plausible existence. His prose and graphic stories have been published in many journals and anthologies, including, most recently, in Black Warrior Review, The Florida Review and The South Dakota Review. Chapman was awarded a Kresge Artists Fellow in 2015.
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Scrooge and the Question of God’s Existence

Books and Coffee discussion led by Steve Luhring

Wednesday, October 10, 4:00 p.m.
Earhart Manor Living Room
Free and open to the public.

Luhring reads from and discusses his imaginative rewrite of Charles Dickens’ enduring Christmas tale of moral and spiritual redemption, A Christmas Carol.

Emily Brontë at 200: The Uncanny Power of Wuthering Heights

Books and Coffee discussion led by Dr. Mark Looker

Wednesday, November 7, 4:00 p.m.
Earhart Manor Living Room
Free and open to the public.

Born 200 years ago this year, Emily Brontë wrote a single novel, Wuthering Heights, that has managed to lodge itself into our cultural consciousness with an uncanny and sometimes baffling power. Concordia English professor and director of the Kreft Arts Program, Mark Looker, discusses the enduring fascination of this singular masterpiece.