College’s ‘Writers in Performance’ Series Features Poet Joseph Campana

Published on: November 15, 2013

Poet Joseph Campana will read excerpts of his work at LSC-Montgomery on November 21 as part of the college's Writers in Performance series.

Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series welcomes Joseph Campana to read excerpts of his work on Thursday, November 21, at 7 p.m., inthe Library Building (Building F).
 
Campana is a poet, arts writer, and scholar of Renaissance literature. He has written two collections of poetry, The Book of Faces (Graywolf Press, 2005) and Natural Selections (University Of Iowa Press, 2012), which received the Iowa Poetry Prize.
 
His poems have appeared in Slate, Poetry, Conjunctions, and Gulf Coast, and his arts criticisms have appeared in Dance International, The Kenyon Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and the Houston Chronicle.
 
He currently teaches at Rice University.
 
Writers in Performance is a reading program dedicated to bringing the most distinguished minds and their bright visions to the citizens of Montgomery County through thought-provoking literature and cultural diversity. The series’ events are made possible by the partnership between the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council, LSC-Montgomery Library, the Conroe Commission on the Arts and Culture, Good Books in the Woods, LSC-Montgomery’s Academy for Lifelong Learning, and SWIRL, LSC-Montgomery’s magazine of student art and writing.

For more information, visit www.LoneStar.edu/WIP; or contact Dave Parsons at (936) 524-6537 or David.M.Parsons@lonestar.edu; or contact Cliff Hudder, professor of English at LSC-Montgomery, at (936) 273-7399 or Clifford.W.Hudder@LoneStar.edu.
 
LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
 
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center atMontgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu