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Writers in Performance Series welcomes Houston Poet Laureate to Lone Star College-Montgomery

Robin Davidson

Award-winning poet Dr. Robin Davidson will read and discuss her works at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in the General Academic Center (building G), Room 102, at LSC-Montgomery. The event is free and open to the public. 

 
Award-winning poet Dr. Robin Davidson will read and
discuss her works at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in the General Academic Center (building G), Room 102.
The event is free and open to the public.

Robin Davidson's work is deeply engendered,” said Edward Hirsch, poet. “She is a learned poet. Her verse rings with the work of photographers, painters and other poets who understand the work of poetry to bring light of darkness and music out of silence.”

Dr. Davidson will read poems from her collection Luminous Other which won the 2012 Richard Snyder Memorial Prize. She will also read a new poem, “To Speak of Rivers” written for the City of Houston and Mayor Sylvester Turner on the occasion of the Houston Arts Reception for Elected Officials. Dr. Davidson is also the author of two chapbooks: City that Ripens on the Tree of the World and Kneeling in the Dojo. She has received a Fulbright professorship at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland and a National Endowment for the Arts translation fellowship.

Dr. Davidson is the current Poet Laureate of Houston. She teaches creative writing as associate professor of English for the University of Houston-Downtown.

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 literature and arts journal, the Conroe Commission on Arts & Culture, the Greater Conroe Arts Alliance, and the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council.

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 LoneStar.edu/Montgomery.

 

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