Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 PM | 2413 Parkview Ave.
Miriam Pederson, Daneen Wardrop, Hedy Habra & Linda Nemec Foster will be reading & signing books. And representing!
Miriam Pederson lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan where she is a Professor Emeritus of English at Aquinas College. Her chapbook, This Brief Light, was published by Finishing Line Press. Pederson’s poems in collaboration with sculpture created by her husband, Ron Pederson, are exhibited in regional galleries and documented in three collections of images and poems: The Adding We Do in Our Sleep, Doubletake, and Evidence of Things Unseen.
Daneen Wardrop has authored three books of poetry, Life as It, Cyclorama and The Odds of Being. She is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship and a Poetry Society of America Robert Winner Award. Her poems have appeared in Kenyon Review, Southern Review, AGNI, Iowa Review and elsewhere. Wardrop has also authored several books of literary history and is a WMU distinguished Faculty Scholar.
Hedy Habra has authored two poetry collections, Under Brushstrokes, finalist for the International Book Award, and Tea in Heliopolis, winner of the USA Best Book Award. Her story collection, Flying Carpets, won the Arab American Book Award’s Honorable Mention. A six-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, her work appears in Cimarron Review, Bitter Oleander, Nimrod, Poet Lore, and Verse Daily. Her website is hedyhabra.com
Linda Nemec Foster is the author of nine collections of poetry including Amber Necklace from Gdansk and Talking Diamonds. Her work has appeared in The Georgia Review, Nimrod, Witness, New American Writing, and North American Review. Foster has received awards from the Arts Foundation of Michigan, National Writer’s Voice, and the Academy of American Poets. She is the founder of the Contemporary Writers Series at Aquinas College.