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REF NO.: 17

SUBJECT: Reading by Robert Chafe, Memorial’s 2014 writer-in-residence

DATE: Sept. 24

Robert Chafe’s first reading as writer-in-residence at Memorial University will be Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Suncor Energy Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. Admission and parking in lot 15B is free. All are welcome to attend.
The author of 18 stage scripts, co-author of another 10 and the winner of numerous Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters awards, Mr. Chafe is artistic director and playwright for Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland. He is also an alumnus of Memorial’s Faculty of Arts, having graduated in 1996 with a BA in philosophy.
His plays include Oil and Water, Tempting Providence, Emile’s Dream and Fear of Flight. Oil and Water, about the USS Truxton disaster and survivor Lanier Phillips, is scheduled to tour Canada in the winter of 2014.

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