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Writers in Performance Series Features Author Michael Anania at LSC-Montgomery

Michael Anania
Poet and Author Michael Anania will read and discuss excerpts of his work at LSC-Montgomery on Thursday, November 20, as part of the colleges Writers in Performance series.
Montgomery County Literary Art Council’s Writers in Performance
series welcomes prolific and distinguished author Michael Anania to read and discuss excerpts of his works on Thursday, November 20, at 7 p.m. in the General Academic Center (building G), room 102, at Lone Star College-Montgomery.

Anania is a poet, essayist, and fiction writer whose published works include numerous collections of poetry such as Selected Poems (l994), In Natural Light (1999), and Heat Lines (2006).  His poetry is widely anthologized and has been translated into Italian, German, French, Spanish and Czech.  He has also published a novel, The Red Menace, and a collection of essays, In Plain Sight.

Anania was a poetry editor of Audit, a Quarterly, and the founder and co-editor of Audit/Poetry, where he edited special issues of the poetry of Frank O’Hara and Robert Duncan.  He was the literary and poetry editor of The Swallow Press, poetry editor of Partisan Review, and a contributing editor to Tri-Quarterly.  

Anania served as a director, president and chair of the Council of Literary Magazines and Presses, and a member of the NEA Literature Panel and its chair.

Anania taught at SUNY at Buffalo, Northwestern, and the University of Chicago.  He is professor emeritus of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a member of the faculty in writing at Northwestern.

Anania coresides in Austin, Texas and on Lake Michigan.

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 partnerships between Lone Star College-Montgomery, SWIRL Literary & Arts Journal, Conroe Commission on Arts & Culture, Good Books in the Woods, and Montgomery County Literary Arts Council.

For more information, visit www.literaryartscouncil.org; or contact Dave Parsons at 936.524.6537 or david.m.parsons@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.
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