October 1, 2022

RVCC will host poetry reading and book signing with torrin a. beautiful house

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originally published: 09/03/2022

(BRANCHBURG, NJ) — Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) will present a poetry reading and dedication with torrin a. greathouse on April 7 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Atrium of the College’s Branchburg campus.

torin a. greathouse is a crippled-punk transgender and MFA candidate at the University of Minnesota. His work is published in POETRY, Plow shares, New England Reviewand The Kenyan Review. They have received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Effing Foundation for Sex Positivity, Zoeglossia, and the University of Arizona Poetry Center. Author of Mouth injury from injury (Milkweed Editions, 2020), she is a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award, the CLMP Firecracker Award and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award.

The event is presented by the RVCC English Department. Masks are mandatory at all RVCC facilities.

Ranked by WalletHub.com and Niche.com as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has served as an academic and cultural center for residents of Somerset and Hunterdon County for more than 50 years. The College has been recognized nationally for its community service, environmental stewardship and commitment to diversity. It houses a planetarium, a science education institute and a 3M observatory; a theater offering professional shows for all ages; and an honors college for high achieving students. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as job training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, and professional development courses.

Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, New Jersey.

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