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Great Books Series: Voices On Violence
November 17, 2016 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pmFree
Celebrate the richly textured worlds and irreplaceable voices of four classic authors this fall with Gemini Ink. Join our moderators San Antonio Poet Laureate Jenny Browne and Octavio Quintanilla in a discussion of one great book per month. A wine and cheese reception kicks off each event. This series is funded by Elizabeth Huth Coates Charitable Foundation.
November 17: Seam by Tarfia Faizullah (Moderated by Jenny Browne)
Jenny Browne is the author of three collections of poems Dear Stranger, The Second Reason, and At Once, all from the University of Tampa Press. Her poems and essays have appeared widely, including American Poetry Review, Gulf Coast, Pleiades, The New York Times, Tin House, and Threepenny Review. A former James Michener Fellow at the University of Texas in Austin, she has received grants from the San Antonio Artist Foundation, the Texas Writers League, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Currently she is an Associate Professor of English at Trinity University and lives with her husband and daughters Lyda and Harriet in downtown San Antonio.
Octavio Quintanilla is a Professor of English at Our Lady of the Lake University and the author of the poetry collection, If I Go Missing.