Lone Star College-Montgomery and the Montgomery County Literary Art Council’s Writers in Performance series welcomes National Book Award finalist Reginald Gibbons for a reading and discussion on Thursday, October 15, at 7 p.m. in the General Academic Center (building G), room 102, at LSC-Montgomery. This event is free and open to the public.
County Literary Art Council’s Writers in Performance series welcomes National Book Award finalist Reginald Gibbons for a reading and discussion on Thursday, October 15, at 7 p.m. in the General Academic Center (building G), room 102, at LSC-Montgomery. This event is free and open to the public.
Gibbons is the author of nine books of poems and the novel Sweetbitter, which includes translations of Mexico and Spanish poets, Sophocles and Euripides, and other works. He edited the volume of William Goyen’s uncollected work, Goyen: Autobiographical Essays, Notebooks, Evocations, Interviews (University of Texas Press and the Harry Ransom Center) and the 50th-anniversary edition of Goyen’s The House of Breath (Northwestern University Press). University of Chicago Press just published Gibbons book about poetry, How Poems Think.
Gibbons has won four prizes from the Texas Institute of Letters for best novel, short story, book of poems and book of translation. He teaches at Northwestern 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 partnerships between Lone Star College-Montgomery, SWIRL Literary & Arts Journal, the Conroe Commission on Arts & Culture, the Greater Conroe Arts Alliance, and the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council.
For more information, visit www.literaryartscouncil.org; or contact Dave Parsons at (936) 524-6537 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 students 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 one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation. Dr. Steve Head 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, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.