Madisonville Community College invites the community to hear author Kristen Iversen
speak at a free event on Tuesday, March 25, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Glema Mahr
Center for the Arts. Iversen s book, Full Body Burden, was the text selected for
MCC s Common Reader project which consists of faculty in different courses across
different disciplines using a common reading to provide an enrichment experience for
students and to facilitate active learning and critical thinking activities.
Full Body Burden is the story of her life in the shadow of Rocky Flats nuclear weaponry
facility in Colorado and the devastating power of family and government secrets.
To read excerpts and/or purchase the book, visit http://www.kristeniversen.com/excerpts.
Iversen received a PH.D. in English from the University of Denver. She is director
of the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Memphis. She has two
sons and currently resides in Memphis, TN.
Funding provided by the Hamman Family Humanities Endowment. For more information,
contact Dr. Mary Werner, MCC s Humanities Division, at 270.824.8691.