Cedar Falls native Laura Farmer, author and director of Cornell College’s Writing Studio, is November's featured reader. She will be reading her short story, "A Lesson in Geography," which details a widower trying to navigate the world--and raise his daughter--without his wife. Like many of her stories, it is set in a fictional amalgam of Cedar Falls and Waterloo, where Farmer was raised.
Open mic signup is at 7 p.m. and begins at 7:15 p.m. Creative writers are invited to bring five minutes of original poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction to share. Singer-songwriters are also welcome to use the Hearst Center’s grand piano. Farmer takes the stage at 8 p.m. There will be a short question and answer period as time allows.This event is free and open to the public.