The University of Redlands Visiting Writers Series will feature a reading by poet and author Dr. Connie Voisine at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 12, in the Hall of Letters 100 on the University of Redlands campus. This event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Voisine is the author of Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. Her first book, Cathedral of the North, won the Associated Writing Program's Award in Poetry. She has poems published in The Georgia Review, Ploughshares, Poetry Magazine, Black Warrior Review, The Threepenny Review, and elsewhere. Her work was featured at The Lab at Belmar, a museum show pairing prehistoric stone tools with poems. Her new book, Calle Florista, will be published this fall.
After studying at Yale University, Dr. Voisine received her MFA from University of California, Irvine, and her Ph.D. from University of Utah. She teaches in the creative writing program at New Mexico State University and directs its outreach organization, La Sociedad para las Artes. Dr. Voisine recently returned from Belfast, Northern Ireland, where she was a Fulbright Fellow in the School of English at Queen's University, and worked with writers at the Seamus Heaney Center.