The Edmond Sun

September 20, 2013

Award-winning poet to visit UCO


The Edmond Sun

EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Arts, the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program will host a free, open-to-the-public reading from poet Jeanetta Calhoun Mish at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Pegasus Theater in the Liberal Arts Building on Central’s campus as a part of the Fall 2013 Creative Writing Readers’ Series.

Scholar, teacher and award-winning poet, Mish also serves as the editor of Mongrel Empire Press and director of the Red Earth Creative Writing MFA Program at Oklahoma City University.

Mish’s poetry collection, “Work Is Love Made Visible,” won the Western Heritage Award, the Oklahoma Book Award for Poetry and the WILLA Award for Poetry. “Tongue-Tied Woman,” Mish’s first collection of poetry, won the 2002 Edda Poetry Chapbook Competition for Women.

For more information, call 974-5616 or csquires1@uco.edu.