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The Big Texas Read featuring Barbara Ras
April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDTFree
UP NEXT: April 20th, 2022 via Zoom @ 7PM CST
We’re reading and discussing Barbara Ras’s novel The Blues of Heaven (Pittsburgh Press, 2021).
This session will be moderated by Jenny Browne.
ABOUT JENNY BROWNE
Jenny Browne’s most recent book is Fellow Travelers: New and Selected Poems, from TCU Press. A former James Michener Fellow at the University of Texas, she has received the Cecil Hemley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry and two Literature Fellowships from the Texas Writers League. Her poems and essays have appeared widely, most recently in American Poetry Review, Bennington Review, Copper Nickel, Oxford American and The Nation. She lives in downtown San Antonio and teaches at Trinity University. She served concurrent terms as the 2016-2018 City of San Antonio Poet Laureate, and the 2017-2018 State of Texas Poet Laureate. In 2020 she was the Distinguished Fulbright Scholar in Creative Writing at Seamus Heaney Centre at Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland.