Friday, May 14, 2010

SBU Faculty Present at Festival of Faith and Writing

Southwest Baptist University News Release
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BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University Professor of English Dr. Holly Hill-Stanford and Linda Tappmeyer, assistant professor of English,  presented an academic session entitled “Joy, Heartache, and Friendship:  The Place of Romance and Sisterhood Novels in Christian Fiction“ at the Festival of Faith and Writing recently held on the campus of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Participants from forty-four states and eight countries attended the biennial Festival.


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