Monday, September 24, 2012

Leo Luke Marcello Visiting Poet

Alison Pelegrin

October 13, 2012 - 07:30 pm
Location: Stokes Auditorium, Hardtner Hall

Poet, essayist, and teacher Alison Pelegrin is the author of two poetry collections from the University of Akron Press: Hurricane Party (2011) and Big Muddy River of Stars (2007), which won the Akron Poetry Prize, as well as The Zydeco Tablets (Word Press, 2002), and three chapbooks. Individual poems have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Southern Review, Shenandoah, Poetry Daily and The Writer’s Almanac. She earned an MFA from the University of Arkansas, and is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Louisiana Division of the Arts. A resident of the New Orleans area for most of her life, she currently resides in Covington, Louisiana with her family.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Debra Monroe

September 22, 2012 
7:30 pm
 Stream Alumni Center

Debra Monroe is the author of four books of fiction, The Source of Trouble (1990), A Wild, Cold State (1995), Newfangled(1998), and Shambles (2004); and one memoir, On the Outskirts of Normal: Forging a Family Against the Grain(2010). Her books have won many awards, including the Flannery O’Connor Award, the John Gardner Fellowship, The Violet Crown Award, the Quarterly West Novella Competition, and more. She was born in North Dakota and raised in Wisconsin. She has since lived in Kansas, Utah, North Carolina, and Texas, where she lives now, and she teaches in the MFA program at Texas State University.
The public is invited.

Friday, August 31, 2012

Mila Tangier & Sarah Heying

Reading at The Porch Coffeehouse

(4710 Common St.)
Friday, September 7th
at 7 p.m.

Mila Tangier

Sarah Heying

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Brittany Kari Moore
Fiction Reading
First Friday Reading Series
The Porch Coffeehouse
Friday, June 1st
7 p.m.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Graduate Reading 2012

The McNeese M.F.A. Program

proudly presents the

2012 Graduate Reading

Saturday, May 19th

7 p.m.

Stokes Auditorium, Hardtner Hall

Nancy Correro

Brittany Moore

Kevin Thomason

Scott Thomason 

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Allie Mariano & Kelly Chase Reading at the Porch

Allie Mariano & Kelly Chase
Fiction Reading
Friday, May 4th
7:00 p.m.
The Porch Coffee House & Cafe'
4710 Common St.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Boethius Translation by Barbara Wyman to be released

The Consolation of Philosophy (Ignatius Critical Editions)
Barbara H. Wyman, (M.A., M.F.A., '97) teaches English and Latin at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Besides Boethius, she has published writings on George Herbert, Hopkins, and others, notably "Boethian Influence and Imagery in the Poetry of George Herbert." Studies in Philology 97 (2000): 61-95.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Celebrating 30 Years

John Wood
Poetry Reading
Saturday, April 14th
7 p.m.
Ralph Squires Auditorium
The Public is Invited

Celebrating 30 Years

Adam Johnson (M.F.A., '96)
Fiction Reading
Friday, April 13th
7 p.m.
Stokes Auditorium, Hardtner Hall
The Public is Invited

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

New Fiction Faculty: John Griswold

Announcing New Fiction Faculty
John Griswold

Beginning Fall 2012

John Griswold

Find out more about John here:

Thomas Fox Averill Reading

Thomas Fox Averill

Reading from Rode

Saturday, March 24th

7:30 p.m.

Central School

809 Kirby St.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Chris Lowe Reading

Those Like Us
Chris Lowe
from his new collection of short stories,
Those Like Us
Friday, February 24th
7 p.m.
LaJeunesse Room
McNeese State University

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

J.D. Hibbitts & Scott Thomason Reading at the Porch

J.D. Hibbitts & Scott Thomason
Fiction Reading
Friday, February 3rd
7:00 p.m.
The Porch Coffee House & Cafe'
4710 Common St.

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Greg Brownderville Reading

Poet Greg Brownderville
Saturday, February 4th
7:30 p.m.
LaJeunesse Room, Old Ranch
McNeese State University