Oct 29, 2015, 7:00 pm

City

St George

Southwest Region

Venue

Dixie State University
225 S 700 E
St George , UT 84770-3875
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Description

Utah State Poetry Society Poet of the Year Candy Lish Fowler will visit Dixie State University Eccles Fine Arts Concert Hall to present a book concert for her new work On a Road that Knows Me. Lish is the annual Utah State Poetry Society original manuscript winner.

Judge January Gill O’Neil describes Fowler’s book as a stylish collection where there is no easy way into the truth; It is a personal, sometimes painful journey. But it is often marked with moments of light, vibrant and dynamic. This allows us to walk along-through family, music, culture and travel. These poems stayed with me says O’Neil, Executive Director of the Poetry Society of Massachusetts and Professor of English at Salem State University.

Candy Lish Fowler grew up in Granger, Utah graduating as the Sterling Scholar in English. She attended the University of Utah as a Presidential Scholar where she majored in Dance and minored in English. She was the founder/director of St. George’s Southwest Dance Theater, which has been featured in the Tribune and Deseret News. She has been an instructor at the University of Utah, Dixie State College, founded the dance program at Tuacahn Center for the Arts and served on the Utah Arts Council. Her poetry has won state and national awards including 2nd place in the Utah Arts and Museums 2014 Writing competition. Her work has been published in several poetry books.

This event is made possible with support from the Utah State Poetry Society, Utah Division of Arts and Museums and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as Dixie State University

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