October 23, 2014  

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Southern Miss Gulf Coast Fall Poetry Reading Series Features Judy Davies

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The College of Arts and Letters at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast will host The Eagle’s Nest Reading Series Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in room 204 of the Gulf Park campus library.

The event will feature Judy Davies, writer of both poetry and prose. She is a past president of the Mississippi Poetry Society-South Branch and the 2012 Mississippi Senior Poet Laureate, a title she also won in 2009 and 2010.

Her poems have appeared in such publications as The Poetry Explosion, Lyrical Pens, Magnolia Blossoms, Four and Twenty, Celebrate and numerous anthologies in the United States and abroad, including England's Decanto and Ireland's Carty's Poetry Journal. Her first book of poetry, Poetic Images, was published in 2011.

An open microphone session will be held immediately following the presentation. Light refreshments will be served and the free event is open to the public.

For more information, contact the College of Arts and Letters at 228.214.3245.