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February 2017

Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Jessica Dickey

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ballroom at Plato S. Wilson School of Commerce,
One University Parkway
High Point , 27268
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JESSICA DICKEY is an award-winning American actor and playwright most known for her play The Amish Project, which opened Off Broadway at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater to great acclaim from audience and critics alike (Helen Hayes Award, Barrymore Award, CAPPIE Award for Best Play, among others).  The Amish Project continues to be produced around the country and the world, including a recent run at the prestigious Guthrie Theatre, and was listed by as a play that should have been…

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March 2017

An Evening With Chris Abani

March 23 @ 7:00 pm
Francis Auditorium, Phillips Hall,
One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Dr. Chris Abani is an acclaimed author of over a dozen works of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Born in Nigeria to an Igbo father and English mother, he grew up in Afikpo, Nigeria, received a BA in English from Imo State University, Nigeria, an MA in English, Gender and Culture from Birkbeck College, University of London, and a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Southern California. He has resided in the United States since 2001. He…

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