March 29th at 7:30pm
LuAnn Keener-Mikenas is a woman of many talents and many passions. Winner of a 1990 Virginia Prize, she has just published Homeland, a second collection of poems from Louisiana Literature Press. Her work concerns the environmental crisis and the remaking and spiritualization of our relationship with the natural world. Formerly a college English teacher, she became a licensed clinical social worker in 2000 and is a member of the counseling staff at Randolph College.
“Masterful lyricism and unabashed New World wonder”
-Michael Waters, Monmouth University
“If Walt Whitman first heard America singing, then LuAnn Keener-Mikenas surely has followed and enriched its powerful echo.’”
-Heather Ross Miller, Pfeiffer University