Luisa Igloria, 25th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Luisa Igloria

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



The Old Dominion University Creative Writing Center

Author/Artist Bio

Luisa Igloria is an associate professor at Old Dominion University, where she teaches poetry and nonfiction in the Creative Writing program as well as courses in Filipino and Filipino American literature, Asian American literature, postcolonial and women's studies. She is a poet, essayist, and fictionist, and has published five books including Songs for the Beginning of the Millennium, Blood Sacrifice, which received the 1996 National Book Award for Poetry in the Philippines; and In the Garden of the Three Islands. Awards include 11 Carlos Palanca Awards for Literature. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and international and national journals of poetry.


Monday, September 30th, 2002 at 8:00 p.m.

Writers on stage (Luisa Igloria, Michael Pearson, Janet Peery, Sheri Reynolds, Tim Seibles, and Brian Silberman) read and perform their own works. An evening rich in surprises.


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