Luisa Igloria: Poetry Reading

Thursday, 22 March, 2018 @ 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM | Cost:Free

Luisa A. Igloria is the winner of the 2015 Resurgence Prize (UK), the world's first major award for ecopoetry. She is the author of the chapbooks Haori (Tea & Tattered Pages Press, 2017), Check & Balance (Moria Press/Locofo Chaps, 2017), and Bright as Mirrors Left in the Grass (Kudzu House Press eChapbook selection for Spring 2015). Other publications include the full-length works Ode to the Heart Smaller than a Pencil Eraser (Utah State University Press, winner of the 2014 May Swenson Prize), Night Willow (Phoenicia Publishing, 2014), The Saints of Streets (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2013), Juan Luna’s Revolver (University of Notre Dame Press, 2009 Ernest Sandeen Prize), and nine other books.

A Professor of English, Luisa Igloria teaches on the faculty of the MFA Creative Writing Program at Old Dominion University, which she directed from 2009-2015. Further information can be found at


  • Occurs Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm


EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center

1860 Seventh St.
Charleston, IL 61920

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