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Celebration of the Literary Arts: Christine Stewart-Nunez and Stephanie Lenox

March 11, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Campus: Virtual
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South Dakota Poet Laurette Christine Stewart-Nunez and award-winning poet Stephanie Lenox will read from their latest work and answer audience questions. Click the link to register for the event! https://DMACC.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Opk22tp5QG2MGTjqsy6Mxg

Christine Stewart-Nuñez, South Dakota’s poet laureate, is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Untrussed and Bluewords Greening, winner of the 2018 Whirling Prize. She’s written several award-winning essays and co-edited two books that feature both literary and scholarly contributions on their subject matter: Scholars and Poets Talk About Queens and Action, Influence, Voice: Contemporary South Dakota Women. In 2019, the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English named her author of the year. As a professor at South Dakota State University, Christine’s teaching, creative work, and service has earned several awards, including the Dr. April Brooks Woman of Distinction Award (2020), the Outstanding Experiential Learning Educator (2019), and the F. O. Butler Award (2017). She served on the board of directors for the South Dakota State Poetry Society from 2012-2018 and edited its poetry magazine, Pasque Petals, from 2014-2018. She’s the founder of the Women Poets Collective, a regional group focused on advancing their writing through peer critique and support.

Stephanie Lenox is the co-author of Short-Form Creative Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology with H.K. Hummel. Her most recent poetry collection, The Business, was selected as the winner of the 2015 Colorado Prize in Poetry. She is the author of Congress of Strange People, and a chapbook, The Heart That Lies Outside the Body, winner of the Slapering Hol Chapbook Competition. She lives with her family in Salem, Oregon, and works as an editor at Chemeketa Press.

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