Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Location: Scarritt Bennett Center, Fondren Hall (2nd floor)
Join fellow poetry enthusiasts for a monthly reading by a featured local poet.
Free and open to the public.
Lana Austin is the author of the novel Like Light, Like Music (West Virginia University Press 2020), Lana K. W. Austin’s poems and short stories have recently been featured in Mid-American Review, Sou’wester, and Columbia Journal, etc. Winner of the 2019 Alabama State Poetry Society Book of the Year Award, a 2019 Hackney Poetry Award and the 2018 Words & Music Poetry Award, Austin has been a finalist and semi-finalist in multiple other competitions. From rural Kentucky, Austin has an MFA from George Mason University. Her full-length poetry collection, Blood Harmony, is from Iris Press (2018). Austin currently teaches writing in the English department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.