Egyptian Poetry with Joan Canby
October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
The poetic tradition in Egypt stretches back thousands of years, tracing the rise and fall of kingdoms, and the eternal rhythms of the life-sustaining river Nile. Join poet Joan Canby for a morning of reading and discussion centering the works of poets who have lived and written along its famous banks across the centuries.
Joan Canby has her degrees (BA, MA) in Comparative Literature with an emphasis on the Renaissance (French, Italian, English, Spanish and Latin literature). She has her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts in Poetry. She has been widely published, to include: Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Poetry South, Forage, Place Journal, Cape Rock, Comstock Review, Broken Plate, Main Street Rag, and Presence. Her chapbook Metaxe was published in 2010. Her chapbook Cascades was published spring 2022 by Assure Press.