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Poetry consultant, artist coming to Georgia Southern Statesboro Campus

In conjunction with The Georgia Poetry Circuit, the Department of Writing and Linguistics will host poet and visual artist Elena Karina Byrne on the Georgia Southern University Statesboro Campus on April 11.

Byrne will be giving a public craft talk and Q&A from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Newton Building room 1114, and she will have a reading of her poetry from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Parker College of Business room 1124. Books will be available for purchase before and after the reading.

Byrne is a visual artist, freelance editor, professor, book reviewer, literary programs director for the Ruskin Art Club, and annual poetry consultant and moderator for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Her book reviews and essays have appeared in various publications, and she has published over 13 works of literature.


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