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Alfred University to host book signing by alumnus Alan Littell ’53

Alfred University | 12/06/18

The Alfred University Bookstore will host a book signing by author and Alfred University alumnus Alan Littell.


ALFRED, NY – The Alfred University Bookstore will host a book signing by author and Alfred University alumnus Alan Littell.

Littell will sign copies of his recently-published Winter Passage: Essays, Memoir, Journeys on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.at the Bookstore, located in Powell Campus Center.

Winter Passage, published in September by Six Mile Creek Press of Ithaca, is Littell’s first work of non-fiction. Corruption, a novel written under the pseudonym Ciaran Ross and issued by an internet publisher, appeared in 2003. A second novel, Courage, was written under Littell’s own name and published by St. Martin’s Press in 2007.

Littell earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Alfred University in 1953 and lives in Alfred. From 1968-84 he served as director of the university’s news bureau.