Nov 8 • 6pm • FREE

Join us for a series of thought provoking lectures from local scholars.

Loretta Diane Walker • Poet and Educator

Enjoy a special evening with Loretta Diane Walker as she gives a reading of her work and shares her writing process. Walker is a multiple Pushcart Nominee, and Best of the Net Nominee, won the 2016 Phyllis Wheatley Book Award for poetry, for her collection, In This House (Bluelight Press). Loretta was named “Statesman in the Arts” by the Heritage Council of Odessa. Her work has appeared in various literary journals and anthologies including, River of Earth and Sky, Her Texas, and Concho River Review. She has published four collections of poetry. Her most recent collection is Desert Light, Lamar University Press. Her manuscript Word Ghetto won the 2011 Bluelight Press Book Award.