Celebrate the first day of spring at the first annual “Sustainability Reading,” featuring noted local authors Cynthia Barnett, Lola Haskins, and Rhonda Riley. The authors will read nature-based excerpts from their recent work. The event is free and open to the public.
Lola Haskins’ latest book of poetry is How Small, Confronting Morning (Jacar Press, 2016). The two collections previous to this – The Grace to Leave (Anhinga) and Still, The Mountain (Paper Kite) – won Florida book awards. Her work has appeared widely in magazine, including The Atlantic, The Christian Science Monitor, The London Review of Books, Beloit Poetry Journal, Georgia Review, Prairie Schooner, and Southern Review, and been broadcast on both NPR and BBC. Among her awards are four Florida state arts fellowships, two NEAs, the Iowa Poetry Prize (for Hunger), the Emily Dickinson/Writer Magazine prize from the Poetry Society of America, and narrative poetry prizes from The New England Review and Southern Poetry Review. For more information, please visit her at www.lolahaskins.com.
For more information, contact Vilma Fuentes at 352-395-5030 or firstname.lastname@example.org.