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Novelist Evie Yoder Miller Closes Semester of ‘Writers Read’

Posted on March 13th, 2006

Evie Miller Yoder, novelist Evie Miller Yoder, novelist

The language and literature department will hold its final “Writer’s Read” program of second semester 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 30, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building.

Evie Yoder Miller will read from her historical novel, “Eyes at the Window,” and other works. The book examines a close-knit commuity of Amish pioneers over the decades preceding the American Civil War.

Dr. Miller, who grew up in rural Kalona, Iowa, has had short stories, essays and poems published by a variety of small presses over the years. She holds a Ph.D. degree from Ohio University and currently teaches writing and fiction writing at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Admission to the program, which includes dinner, is $12. Registration is required, and should be made by 2:30 p.m. Friday, Mar. 24, by calling the EMU box office at 540-432-4582.

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