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Poetry Reading by Dr. Stella Nesanovich

Poetry Reading by Dr. Stella Nesanovich

(October 20, 2014) Award-winning poet Dr. Stella Nesanovich will give a free reading at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the Business Conference Center at McNeese State University.
           
Nesanovich, professor emerita of English at McNeese, is an accomplished poet. She was a recipient of an artist fellowship from the Louisiana Division of the Arts and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She has published a full-length collection of poetry, "Vespers at Mount Angel: Poems," as well as four chapbooks, including "A Brightness That Made My Heart Tremble: Poems on the Life of Hildegard of Bingen," "My Mother's Breath," "My Father's Voice" and "Dance, O Heart, Double Round: Poems on Mechthild of Magdeburg."
           
Her poetry has appeared in many journals, magazines and anthologies, including "Uncommonplace: An Anthology of Contemporary Louisiana Poets," "Hurricane Blues: Poems About Katrina and Rita," "Shadow and Light: A Literary Anthology on Memory" and the "Southern Poetry Anthology IV: Louisiana."

The reading is sponsored by McNeese's Honors College, the Master of Fine Arts in creative writing program and the Write to Excellence Center. For more information, contact Dr. Scott Goins at 337-475-5326.

Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at cdo@mcneese.edu.