Luisa Igloria, 41st Annual ODU Literary Festival


Luisa Igloria


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University Theatre

Author/Artist Bio

Luisa A. Igloria is the winner of the 2015 ResurgencePrize (UK), the world's first major award for ecopoetry, selected by former UK poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion, Alice Oswald, and Jo Shapcott. She is the author of three chapbooks plus the full length works The Buddha Wonders if She is Having a Mid-Life Crisis (Phoenicia Publishing, Montreal; March 2018), Ode to the Heart Smaller than a Pencil Eraser (selected by Mark Doty for the 2014 May Swenson Prize, Utah State University Press), Night Willow (Phoenicia Publishing, Montreal, 2014),The Saints of Streets (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2013), Juan Luna's Revolver (2009 Ernest Sandeen Prize, University of Notre Dame Press), and nine other books. She teaches on the faculty of the MFA Creative Writing Program at Old Dominion University, which she directed from 2009-2015.


Tuesday, October 23, 1:00p.m.

Tim Seibles, Co-Direcor of the Festival welcomes the audience. Seibles introduces Janet Peery. Peery introduces Luisa Igloria. Iglora who spoke first and then Wikswo

Video Runtime: 00:51:24 -- Igloria begins at 00:06:47.

File Size: 282 MB

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