Cameron University Visiting Writers Series continues with Janine Joseph

The Cameron University Department of English and Foreign Languages continues the Visiting Writers Series with poet Janine Joseph on Friday, October 27, at 7 p.m. in the Wichita Room of the Shepler Center. The event is open to the public at no charge.

Joseph is the author of “Driving without a License,” winner of the 2014 Kundiman Poetry Prize and a finalist for the 2017 Oklahoma Book Award. Her poems and essays have appeared in Kenyon Review Online, Best New Poets, Best American Experimental Writing, Zócalo Public Square, VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, and elsewhere. Her commissioned libretti for the Houston Grand Opera/HGOco include “What Wings They Were: The Case of Emeline,” “On This Muddy Water”: Voices from the Houston Ship Channel, and “From My Mother's Mother.” She is the recipient of a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship, an Inprint/Barthelme Fellowship in Poetry, a PAWA Manuel G. Flores Prize, and a Howard Nemerov Scholarship for the Sewanee Writer’s Conference, among other honors. Joseph is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University.

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October 18, 2017