An Evening of Poetry and Prose

Harrison School for the Arts is pleased to present “An Evening of Poetry and Prose” from the creative writing department on Thursday, October 18th at 7:00 p.m. Join us for a hand-selected collection of original creative work written and presented by students from every grade level. The event takes place in the Black Box Theatre. […]

Native American Literature and Culture: A Discussion with Diane Glancy and Dr. Rachel Luckenbill

Join in the conversation as guest author Diane Glancy and Dr. Rachel Luckenbill (Professor of English at Southeastern) dialogue about their research of nineteenth and twentieth century Apache prisoners of war from historic Forts Sill and Marion. Award winning Cherokee writer Diane Glancy has published an impressive 45 works including novels and collections of short […]

Poetry Reading: The Keyboard Letters

Diane Glancy shares with the audience selections from her newest, prize-winning work. QWERTYUIOPASDFGHJKLZXCVBNM The Keyboard Letters speaks to the notion of poetry as a map as well as the infinite variety of combinations of the alphabet that enable our different searches for meaning.   Award winning Cherokee writer Diane Glancy has published an impressive 45 works […]

The Shadow’s Horse: A Poetry Reading

Award-winning poet/playwright/novelist Diane Glancy reads from her book “The Shadow’s Horse” in the Lakeland Public Library (100 Lake Morton Drive) Meeting Room on Sunday, October 29 at 2 p.m. A Q & A session will follow. Ms. Glancy is the author of 14 books in multiple genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry and playwriting. Born to a […]

Poetry Open Mic Night

Local poets share their original work.

Art to Art: The Intersection of Images & Words

March 10, 6:30pm at Polk Museum of Art. Southeastern University Art to Art: The Intersection of Images and Words. FREE. Under the guidance of poetry faculty, Southeastern University students create original poetry describing works of art by Russell Young and Michiko Fujii Fowler on exhibit at the Polk Museum of Art. The original poetry is then […]

Poetry Reading with Dr. Erica Bernheim

Sat, Feb 20, 6-8pm. Dr. Erica Bernheim will give a reading from her published collection of poetry The Mimic Sea. From www.flsouthern.edu: “Dr. Bernheim is an Assistant Professor at Florida Southern College, where she also directs the Honors Program and Creative Writing Program. She earned her BA from Miami University, her MFA from the University […]

Art-i-facts Magazine: Fall 2015 (Sept-Oct)

The print edition of the Fall 2015 (September-October) issue of Art-i-facts Magazine is available at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Theatre Winter Haven, Polk County History Center, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake Wales, Bartow, Winter Haven and Frostproof. Delivery continues to the public libraries in Auburndale, Bartow, Lakeland (Lake Morton) and Lake […]

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