Julie Kane, a former Louisiana Poet Laureate, is Professor Emeritus of English at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. With Grace Bauer, she co-edited Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse. Julie’s four poetry books are Body and Soul, Rhythm & Booze, Jazz Funeral, and Paper Bullets. Her poems have appeared on The Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor and in Best American Poetry 2016.
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
State Capitol Building, House Committee Room 1
Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse
1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse (editor)
An anthology of poems from women who proudly celebrate their own nastiness and that of other women who have served as nasty role models; poems by and about women defying limitations and lady-like expectations; women refusing to be "nice girls;" women embracing their inner bitch when the situation demands it; women being formidable and funny; women speaking to power and singing for the good of their souls; women being strong, sexy, strident, super-smart, and stupendous; women who want to encourage little girls to keep dreaming.
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