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Deep South Writers Presents: Sheryl St. Germain

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm

Don’t miss 2018 Louisiana Writer Award winner Sheryl St. Germain! St. Germain will be reading and hosting a Q&A on November 8th at 7:00 p.m. at Achilles Print Studio.

Sheryl St. Germain is a poet, essayist, and teacher, and winner of the Louisiana Writer Award for her contribution to Louisiana letters and cultural life. As well as being an acclaimed author, she has taught creative writing at the University of Texas at Dallas, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Knox College, and Iowa State University. Her work has received several other awards, including two NEA Fellowships, an NEH Fellowship, the Dobie-Paisano Fellowship, the Ki Davis Award from the Aspen Writers Foundation, and the William Faulkner Award for the personal essay.

St. Germain is the author of five poetry books, including her most recent publication, The Small Door of Your Death, which chronicles the passage of a mother and her son into the abyss of drugs, sorrow, confusion, hope, despair, and love. She has also published two memoirs, Swamp Songs: the Making of an Unruly Woman and Navigating Disaster: Sixteen Essays of Love and a Poem of Despair.

Presented by Deep South Writers and sponsored by Friends of the Humanities, St. Germain’s reading and Q&A will be hosted by Achilles Print Studio, 321 Oil Center Drive, Lafayette, LA 70503.

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