Gannon University to Host Award-Winning Author Nola Garrett
Posted: October 23, 2013
Gannon University's English Honor Society, Sigma Tau
Delta, will welcome award-winning author and poet Nola Garrett on
Monday Oct. 28 at The Knight Club, 162 W. Fourth St., beginning at
Garrett will visit and present some of her original poetry and
Gannon students will be invited to share some of their own
Her poems, translations, and essays have appeared in Arts
Letters, Christian Century, FIELD, Georgia Review, Poetry
Northwest, and Tampa Review. Her
chapbook, The Pastor's Wife Considers Pinball, won the
1998 American Poets' Prize. Her latest collection, published
in 2009, is The Dynamite Maker's Mistress: Variations on the
Berwyn Moore, professor of English at Gannon University and
adviser to Sigma Tau Delta, said that Gannon faculty and students
feel very honored to have Garrett as a guest speaker.
"Nola Garrett's poetry is inventive and poignant," Moore said.
"She is particularly adept with the complex sestina form and it is
a great pleasure to have her share her poetic vision and expertise
with the Gannon community."
Sigma Tau Delta, an international English Honor Society,
promotes literacy and language through fellowship, service and
The event is free and open to the public, with refreshments