Monday, July 11, 2011
Salonaires Ride Again!
The public is invited to the 4th annual summer poetry and fiction reading, July 28, 7 p.m by the Salonaires, a group of local poets and writers that meet yearly at Salon Ada, a literary and arts "salon." This year's impressive line-up leads off with Ken Hada, professor and poet at East Central University, winner of the 2011 Western Heritage Award for Spare Parts, poetry, 2010, published by Mongrel Empire Press. Alvin Turner, former Dean at East Central University will also read from his new book, Hanging Men, Mongrel Empire Press, 2011. Phil Morgan, Choctaw-Chickasaw will read from his new book, Dynamic Chickasaw Women, due fall 2011 from Chickasaw Press. Other readers include acclaimed poet, Jennifer Kidney; memoirist, and Chickasaw Summer Arts Academy teacher Jim Wilson; and, LeAnne Howe, Choctaw author, playwright and poet.
Posted by Steve Benton at 3:28 PM