Acclaimed author MB Caschetta to speak at STCC on Wednesday, Nov. 9
Contact: Jim Danko, (413) 755-4812 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Author MB Caschetta will read from her new short story collection, “Pretend I’m Your Friend,” at Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) on Wednesday, Nov. 9.
Caschetta, the final speaker in this fall’s Ovation Series at STCC, will present at Scibelli Hall Theater, Building 2, at 10:10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
A renowned author of LGBT literature, Caschetta wrote “Miracle Girls,” which won the 2015 Best Book Award for Literary Fiction. It also was named the Indie Fab Book of the Year award in the LGBT Category, and was a “pick-of-the-week” in People Magazine, which called it “darkly beautiful.”
Short stories from “Pretend I’m Your Friend” have already won awards from the Seattle Fiction Review and Iowa Fiction Review.
In reviewing this book, author Elizabeth McCracken wrote, “I can’t remember when I’ve read a collection so full of life.”
Caschetta’s nonfiction work has appeared in The New York Times and The Chronicle of Higher Education.
About Springfield Technical Community College
Founded in 1967 and located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, STCC is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC, an Achieving the Dream Leader College, offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. STCC’s highly regarded transfer programs in business, engineering, liberal arts, science and technology continue to provide the most economical options for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of more than 8,500 day, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.
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