Jan Seale: Lecture

Jan Seale

Wednesday, October 10, 7:00 PM
Venue: Jonsson Performance Hall
Ticket: Free
Season: 2012-13

Jan Seale is the 2012 Texas Poet Laureate.  She has written seven volumes of poetry, three nonfiction books, two books of short fiction and nine children's books.  Seale was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts creative writing fellowship in poetry in 1982.  She received the Kathryn Morris Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of Texas and the Bill Burke Award and Dolly Sprunk Memorial Award from the New York Poetry Forum.  Seven of Seale’s short stories were chosen in the P.E.N. Syndicated Fiction Awards series.  Her writing has appeared in many magazines and newspapers including Texas Monthly, The Chicago Tribune, The Yale Review and Writer’s Digest.  Seale’s poems and short stories have been broadcast on National Public Radio.  She is on the Speaker's Bureau for Humanities Texas and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters.

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Directions to the Jonsson Performance Hall (JO)

From the north, take Synergy Parkway to Floyd Road, turning south to Lookout Drive. From the south, take Campbell Road to Waterview Parkway and turn north on Waterview. Turn east on Synergy Park Boulevard. Turn south on Floyd Road and head towards Lookout Drive. Prepare to stop at the four-way stop sign at the intersection of Floyd Road and Lookout Drive. Next, turn to head west on Lookout to drive onto the university campus. Prepare to make a right at the driveway. That is the entrance to Parking Lots A and B. After turning into the driveway, Parking Lot B will come first and Lot A is just beyond a dividing sidewalk. Find a green or gold spot and park. Use the safe walking path and head west toward campus. A large campus map (right) and Green Bridge appear at the end of path. Cross the Green Bridge, enter Green Hall (GR) and follow the signs to the Jonsson Performance Hall (JO 2.604). 
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