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February 17, 2014

Ava Leavell Haymon, poet laureate of Louisiana, will give a public reading in the Noel Memorial Library Assembly Room on Wednesday 19 February at 11.00. Haymon, who teaches creative writing at Baton Rouge and in New Mexico, has published four volumes of poetry, five chapbooks, and numerous poems in literary journals. She is also a playwright and in this role she works collaboratively with musicians, dancers, and actors and has written text for composers and dance companies. 

The reading, which is open to all faculty, staff, and students at LSUS, as well as the wider Shreveport community, will include a question and answer session, and Haymon will be available afterwards to sign books. Refreshments and door prizes are provided by the English Club.

For more information, please contact Dr. Elisabeth Liebert at


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