Poet Laureate-Alison Pelegrin

Friday, April 5th
Iberia Parish Main St. Library
445 East Main St.

Covington resident Alison Pelegrin is the author of Our Lady of Bewilderment (LSU Press 2022), as well as Waterlines (LSU 2016), Hurricane Party (U Akron 2011) and Big Muddy River of Stars, winner of the 2006 Akron Poetry Prize. Her chapbook Our Lady of the Flood won the Diode 2018 chapbook prize and an Eric Hoffer Award. She is the recipient of a literature fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and and ATLAS Grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents. She is Writer-in-Residence at Southeastern Louisiana University, and her work has appeared in Bennington Review, The Southern Review, Ninth Letter, and as printable broadsides at Broadsided.

“Funding for this Louisiana Poet Laureate program has been provided by the State of Louisiana and administered by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.”