Poet to give talk, workshop at LTCC

The Writers’ Series at Lake Tahoe Community College will host poet and writer Camille T. Dungy on June 15 at 7pm in the board room.
Dungy will sign copies of her books, which will be for sale at the event, along with answering questions.
Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry: “Trophic Cascade” (Wesleyan UP, 2017), “Smith Blue” (Southern Illinois UP, 2011), “Suck on the Marrow” (Red Hen Press, 2010), and “What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison “(Red Hen Press, 2006).

Dungy’s honors include an American Book Award, two Northern California Book Awards, two NAACP Image Award nominations, and a California Book Award silver medal. She is currently a professor in the English Department at Colorado State University.

Dungy will also lead a writing workshop June 16 from 9am-noon in the Aspen Room. This workshop is free to LTCC students, and to students enrolled at South Tahoe High School and Sierra Nevada College. Students must show a valid school ID on the day of the workshop. For all others, the fee is $50 with proceeds going to the LTCC Foundation.

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