Lia Purpura

Lia Purpura

A portrait of Lia Purpura, the featured writer at the 2013 "Earth's Eye: A Festival of Writing in and of the Natural World."

Lia Purpura, a writer in residence at the University of Maryland, will help lead the second Earth's Eye: A Festival of Writing in and of the Natural World at Presque Isle State Park on Sept. 7. Faculty members from the bachelor of fine arts program at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, coordinate the festival, which is open to writers of all skill levels.

Image: Lia Purpura
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