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Lunch Hour Series Presents Award-Winning Author

Colgate Professor Penned "Buffalo Lockjaw"

Written By Tyler Gardinier '14, PR Intern

Ames' work featured in several publications


Utica, NY (04/22/2014)
- Utica College ‘s Professor Harry F. and Mary Ruth Jackson Lunch Hour Series welcomes writer Greg Ames Wednesday. The reading will take place at 12:30 p.m. in Macfarlane Auditorium, DePerno Hall, on the UC campus.

Ames is the author of "Buffalo Lockjaw," a novel that won the 2009 Book of the Year Award from the New Atlantic Booksellers Association. Ames’ work has appeared in the Best American Nonrequired Reading, The Southern Review, McSweeney’s and The Sun Magazine. He is currently an assistant professor at Colgate University.

The Professor Harry F. and Mary Ruth Jackson Lunch Hour Series presents a series of musical and literary programs each semester. All programs are free and open to the public.

Literary programs are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.

For more information on the Lunch Hour Series, call, 315-792-3028 or visit us online at www.utica.edu/jackson.

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 36 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 21 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and certification programs.


Robert Halliday, Ph.D.
Associate Provost
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