Poetry Reading by Virginia Bell

Virginia Bell
Virginia Bell

Oct. 11, 2012 

BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— On Thursday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. Virginia Bell will present a poetry reading in the Merwin Art Gallery, located in the Joyce Eichhorn Ames School of Art Building (6 Ames Plaza, Bloomington). The event is free and open to the public.

Illinois Wesleyan University's Tributaries, Department of English, Department of Hispanic Studies, and Women's Studies Program are joining together to sponsor the reading.

Bell is currently an adjunct professor at Loyola University, Chicago, and an associate editor at RHINO Magazine. Her poetry has been published in The Mom Egg, Poet Lore, Pebble Lake Review, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, CALYX, Contrary Magazine and more. She recently published a book of poetry titled "From the Belly," which her editor describes as "ekphrastic and self-consciously confessional, taking inspiration from the art of everyday things." (http://siblingrivalrypress.com)

For additional information, contact the School of Art at (309) 556-3134.

Contact: Shea Felde, '14, (309) 556-3181 univcomm@iwu.edu