April 7, 2010Humanities Speakers Series hosting poetry reading.
CONTACT: Dr. Nancy Nanney, professor of English, 304-424-8361.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg's Humanities Speakers Series will host a poetry reading by Dr. Sandra Kolankiewicz from her award-winning poetry collection, "Turning Inside Out."
The free reading will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, April 19, in the college's Community Room. The program is open to the public.
An instructor of English at WVU Parkersburg, Dr. Kolankiewicz also coordinates English studies and the college's Associate of Arts Degree program. She received her bachelor of arts degree from Ohio University, her master's from The Johns Hopkins University, and her doctorate from Ohio University.
"Turning Inside Out" is a recent winner of the Black River Chapbook Competition, an international venue for unpublished chapbooks of poems or short stories. The book has since been published by Black Lawrence Press.