Poet Stone to read from recent books
Poet Myrna Stone will read from her latest works at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 in The University of Findlay Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion’s Malcolm Dining Room. The public event will be free.
Stone will read from her latest two poetry books, “In the Present Tense: Portraits of My Father,” which was a finalist for the 2014 Ohioana Book Award in Poetry, and from “The Casanova Chronicles,” which was a 2011 finalist for the same award.
The founding member of The Greenville Poets in Ohio also has two other poetry collections, including, “How Else to Love the World” and “The Art of Loss, the latter of which won her the 2001 Ohio Poet of the Year Award. She is the recipient of two Ohio Arts Council Fellowships in Poetry, won a full fellowship to Vermont Studio Center, received the 2002 Poetry Award from Weber: The Contemporary West and has had her work nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her poems have been featured on both “Poetry Daily” and “Verse Daily,” and have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies.
The reading, part of this year’s Wilkin Event Series, will be followed by a reception and book signing. For more information, contact, Marianna Hofer, associate professor of English, at hofer@Findlay.edu or at 419-434-4721.