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English Department to Host Wilkes Alum and Guest Artist Leah Vernon on March 20

The Wilkes University English Department, as part of its Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series, will host a reading by guest artist Leah Vernon at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, in the Kirby Hall Salon. 

Vernon earned her master of fine arts degree in creative writing from Wilkes University. She tells her story in the memoir Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim and explores futuristic fiction in her dystopian novels The Union and The Dissent.

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