"Rising Stars: Four Poets" featuring Ava Leavell Haymon, Julie Kane, Shelley Puhak, & Maureen Thorson
Wednesday, April 16th
7:00pm - 9:00pm
In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Art Club is hosting a quartet of award-winning women poets--Ava Leavell Haymon, Julie Kane, Shelley Puhak, and Maureen Thorson--for an evening of readings and discussion. A moderated conversation about the writing life will follow the readings. This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Ava Leavell Haymon is the current Poet Laureate of Louisiana and the author of four collections of poetry. She teaches poetry in Louisiana, New Mexico and in workshops nationwide. Julie Kane is the author of three collections of poetry. She was Poet Laureate in Louisiana in 2011-2013. She teaches at Northwestern State University. Shelly Puhak won the 2010 Towson University Prize for Literature. She teaches at Notre Dame of Maryland University. Maureen Thorson, author of two collections of poetry. received the Poetry Society of America's National Chapbook Fellowship. A reception and book signing will follow the readings. Read more about the poets on the invite here.
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