Poets who have studied at UNO’s rich and diverse MFA program in Creative Writing from across the last quarter century gather to read from and discuss their work, as they consider the odd persistence of contemporary poetry both inside and outside academia in today’s political environment. Nationally and internationally celebrated poets to appear include Jericho Brown (Please, American Book Award; The New Testament), Gina Ferrara (Amber Porch Light, Fitting the Sixth Finger), Clare Louise Harmon (If Wishes Were Horses the Poor Would Ride), Bill Lavender (While Sleeping, I of the Storm, Memory Wing), and John Warner Smith (Soul Be a Witness). Moderator: John GeryUNO CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP PANEL SERIES: The Creative Writing Workshop of the University of New Orleans celebrates its 25th anniversary with a special series of panel discussions featuring alumni from the MFA program.
FRI 3/24 11:30 AM
Hotel Monteleone Cabildo Room