A reception will be held to honor faculty members English Professor Kathleen Aguero, and Adjunct Lecturers in College Composition Jean Priestly Flanagan and Carol Hobbs on the publications of their books of poetry.
The reception will feature readings by the three authors who all have extensive lists of publications and who are well known in local poetry circles.
- Kathleen Aguero will read from her latest book of poetry, The Body's Constant Changing, published by Cedar Hill Press this spring.
- Carol Hobbs' book manuscript is titled "New Found Lande". She was awarded the PEN Discovery Award for this manuscript and was honored with a reading at Emerson College in March 2004. Hobbs' manuscript is currently seeking publication and has been solicited by a Canadian publisher, Breakwater Books.
- Jean Flanagan is the author of Ibbetson Street (Garden Street Press, 1993). Her work has appeared in numerous publications. She is a graduate of Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts – Boston. Flanagan currently teaches at Middlesex Community College, Bedford, MA.
Thu, April 1, 2004
by Melinda Ponder, Professor of English