The author speaks about her most recent publication
The Sierra College Guest Writers Series brings published authors to campus for free public readings and discussions of their work. The Series is sponsored by the English Department and the ASSC.
Poet and prose author Judith Dickerman-Nelson is a graduate of UMass Lowell and Emerson College. She has taught writing at the high school and college level and has attended Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and the Vermont Studio Center. For 15 years, she worked at the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association in Lowell, Massachusetts, where her love for the Cambodian community grew. She has traveled to Cambodia, studied and performed traditional Cambodian dance, and begun to learn the Khmer language. Her poetry and prose has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. Spirits Dancing Into Light is her first book of poems. Her memoir/novel, Believe in Me: A Teen Mom’s Story, was published by Jefferson Park Press in 2012. She lives in southern Vermont with her husband and has two grown sons.
The Guest Writers Series will be held in Walker Hall, Bldg D, Room 12, on the Rocklin Campus. This is a FREE event, however there is a $3 parking fee on campus. Daily parking permits are available at the kiosk machines located throughout the parking lot. For more information about this event and other events on the four Sierra College campuses, log on to www.sierracollege.edu/events, or email event organizor, Rebecca Quinn at: email@example.com.