WRITER: DANA KAVAN
CONTACT: PETER ALEXANDER
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Release: Nov. 1, 2002
AUTHOR SUZANNE NOGUERE WILL READ FROM HER POETRY NOV. 16
Poet and author Suzanne Noguere will read from her first collection of poetry
Whirling Round The Sun, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in the Lasansky
Room of the University of Iowa Museum of Art.
Noguere is co-author along with James Hatch of Klub Ka: A Blues Legend,
a play that follows a teen-age girl's search for a muse in the Egyptian underworld.
The world premiere production of Klub Ka, this seasons Partnership
in the Arts Project in the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts,
will be a University Theatres Mainstage presentation in Thayer Theatre
of the UI Theatre Building Nov. 14-24.
Whirling Round the Sun highlights Nogueres reflections
on the human body, nature, love and mortality, in order to discover what should
be valued in life.
Noguere graduated with honors from Barnard College in philosophy. In the
last 20 years her poems have been featured in various publications including
The Nation, Poetry, the Literary review, Jazz and Heresies. Her work has also
been published in The Poetry Anthology 1912-1977 and A Formal
Feeling Comes: Poems in Form by Contemporary Women.
In 1996 Noguere won the Discovery/The Nation Prize, and in 1989 she received
the Gertrude B. Claytor Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America.
She was recently honored as Poet of the Month on the PoetryNet website. She
has also written two childrens books.
For information on Klub Ka: A Blues Legend contact the UI Division
of Performing Arts marketing office, 319-335-3213 or < email@example.com
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lots west and north of the museum.
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