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The 2011-2012 Red Dragon Reading Series at SUNY Oneonta will close on Monday, April 30, with a reading by poet, writer and literary scholar Jeanetta Calhoun Mish. The reading, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Craven Lounge of the Morris Conference Center on campus. A reception and book signing will follow.
Dr. Mish is a member of the faculty of the Red Earth Creative Writing MFA program at Oklahoma City University and editor of Mongrel Empire Press. Her first book, “Tongue Tied Woman,” won the Edda Poetry Chapbook Competition for Women in 2002. Her second collection, “Work Is Love Made Visible,” won the 2010 Oklahoma Book Award for Poetry, the 2010 Western Heritage Award for Poetry from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, and the 2010 WILLA Award for Poetry from Women Writing the West.
Mish’s visit is sponsored by the SUNY Oneonta Office of the President, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, the Center for Multicultural Experiences, the Department of English and the Committee for Public Events.
More information about this event is available from Dr. Susan Bernardin (436-3225) or Ruth Carr (436-3446).