Oct 17, 2019 News Release

Poet’s reading to be held Nov. 8

The public is invited to attend a free poetry reading by Luisa Igloria on Friday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m., in Room 302 of the Hazel Center at Wor-Wic Community College in Salisbury.

She is one of two co-winners of the 2019 Crab Orchard Poetry Open Competition for her manuscript, “Maps for Migrants and Ghosts,” which is coming out in 2020. In 2015, she was the inaugural winner of the Resurgence Prize, the world’s first major award for ecopoetry. Other works of hers include “The Buddha Wonders if She is Having a Mid-Life Crisis” and “Ode to the Heart Smaller than a Pencil Eraser,” which won the 2014 May Swenson Prize. She is a professor of English and creative writing at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.

For more information, email or call 410-334-2852.

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