Entering the Twilight Zone with Anne Serling

Entering the Twilight Zone with Anne Serling

Tue, 10/29/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

THIS EVENT IS FULL! Join WXXI and the Little Theatre for an evening with Anne Serling, author and daughter of 1960s icon Rod Serling.

Anne recently published a memoir of her father, Rod, who was creator, writer, and host of The Twighlight Zone, the American science-fiction/fantasy anthology television series that ran from 1959 to 1964. The book, As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling, was described by actress Carol Burnett as a “beautifully written book that is proof that the apple didn’t fall too far from the tree when it came to the writing gene.”

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This event is now FULL and no more reservations are being taken.

Join us Tuesday, October 29 at 6:30 for a special evening with Anne, who will share excerpts from her book, as well as several clips from her personal  collection of The Twighlight Zone series. Immediately following her presentation, she will host a reception and book signing in the Little Café. This event is free and open to the public but reservations are required. Seats are limited. Call (585) 258-0200 to reserve your spot.

Before becoming a full time writer, author/poet Anne Serling was an early childhood teacher with a Bachelor of Arts degree in education from Elmira College. She serves on the board of directors of the Rod Serling Memorial Foundation and is involved with Binghamton, New York’s School of the Arts “Fifth Dimension” program.  Anne wrote predominately poetry until she was published in The Twilight Zone, The Original Stories, an anthology, in which she adapted two of her father's teleplays, One for the Angels and The Changing of the Guard into short stories. The latter was subsequently published in The Twilight Zone Magazine. Additionally, she has had poetry published in The Cornell Daily Sun and Visions. Recently her works have appeared in Salon.Com and Huffington Post. Anne currently resides in Ithaca, New York.

 

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