Luisa A, Igloria, 37th Annual ODU Literary Festival

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



University Theatre

Author/Artist Bio

LUISA A. IGLORIA is a professor and director of the MFA Creative Writing Program at ODU. She is the author of Ode to the Heart Smaller than a Pencil Eraser (2014 May Swenson Prize, University of Utah Press); Night Willow: Prose Poems (2014); The Saints of Streets (2013); Juan Luna's Revolver (2009 Ernest Sandeen Prize); Trill & Mordent (2005); and eight other books. Luisa was a Fulbright Fellow from 1992-95 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Since Nov. 20, 2010, she has written (at least) a poem a day, archived at


Igloria read with Blake Bailey on Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.


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