Novelist Jo Maseberg-Tomlinson will share her experience as a published author and her insight on the value of an English degree with Fort Hays State University students and faculty on Monday, Oct. 16.
Maseberg is a 2001 FHSU graduate with a bachelor of arts in English, and a 2003 graduate of Kansas State University with a master of arts in English. She has published three novels in a series of romance/regional fiction: "The Bargain," "The Compromise" and "The Decision," and a fourth is scheduled for publication in 2007. She is currently working on a collection of short stories about contemporary women's experiences on the Plains titled "Snow Fences."
While on campus, Maseberg will give three presentations, the first to the Writing for Publication class at 9:30 a.m. in Rarick Hall, room 351. At 10:30 a.m., she will discuss the benefits of obtaining an English degree in the Survey of English Literature II class, Rarick Hall, room 369. The final presentation will be for the Creative Writing class at 6:30 p.m., Rarick Hall, room 369.
Maseberg lives in Aurora, Ohio, where she uses her writing skills in her marketing position with an industrial supply company.
The public is welcome but classroom sizes are limited, and students enrolled in the class will have priority for seating.
For more information, contact the English Department at (785) 628-4285.