Thursday, March 24, 2011

Poet Demetrice Worley to read at SIUC for Women's History Month

Poet Demetrice A. Worley will read from her new poetry collection, Tongues in My Mouth, tomorrow on the SIUC campus at 4 pm in the SIUC Student Center's Kaskaskia Room.

More about Tongues in My Mouth:
Tongues in My Mouth

More about Demetrice Worley:

Demetrice Anntía Worley holds a D.A. (Doctorate of Arts) in English from Illinois State University and an M.A. in English from University of Illinois, Urbana. Currently, is an associate professor of English at Bradley University where she teaches creative writing, exposition, technical writing, business communication, African American literature, and writing theory courses to first year through graduate-level students.

Her debut poetry collection is Tongues in My Mouth (Main Street Rag March 2011). In addition, she is the co-editor of Language and Image in the Reading-Writing Classroom (LEA 2002) and African American Literature 2nd edition (McGraw-Hill 1998); and co-compiler of Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle and Other Modern Verse, 2nd edition (ScottsForesman 1995). Her
Poetry appears in anthologies such as Women. Period. (Spinster Ink 2008), Risk, Courage and Women (North Texas U P 2007) an American Library Association 2008 Top 25 Anthology, and in 44 on 44 (forthcoming March 29, 2011). Her poetry has appeared literary journals such as Reverie, Permafrost, Clackamas Literary Review, and Spoon River Poetry Review.