Award-winning poet John Gery will be reading poetry selections at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in The Loft of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.
Gery’s books of poetry include “Charlemagne: A Song of Gestures” (Plumbers Ink, 1983), “The Enemies of Leisure” (Story Line, 1995), “American Ghost: Selected Poems” (English-Serbian, tr. Biljana Obradović, CCC, 1999), “Davenport’s Version” (Portals, 2003), “A Gallery of Ghosts” (UNO Press, 2008), and “Lure” (English-Serbian, tr, Svetlana Nedeljkov and others, NKC, 2012), as well as two chapbooks. A new collection, “Have at You Now!”, is Gery’s newest release.
Gery, a research professor of English and Seraphia D. Leyda teaching fellow at the University of New Orleans, directs the Ezra Pound Center for Literature in Brunnenburg, Italy. He lives in New Orleans with his wife, poet Biljana Obradović, and their son, Petar Gery.
The event is open to the public, and admission is free.
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