Poet & Prof. Eugene Gloria in Indianapolis Star Spotlight

Poet & Prof. Eugene Gloria in Indianapolis Star Spotlight

April 16, 2006

eugene gloria.jpgApril 16, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "Hoodlum Birds, a poetry collection by award-winning Indiana poet Eugene Gloria, has been released by Penguin Books, just in time for National Poetry Month. Gloria is associate professor of English at DePauw University, Greencastle," notes today's Indianapolis Star "Quick Reads" column. It adds, "Gloria's first collection of poems, Drivers at the Short-Time Motel, (Penguin Books), won the Asian American Literary Award in 2001. It also was selected for the 1999 National Poetry Series."

eugene gloria hoodlum birds.jpgAccess the complete article, headlined "DePauw Professor Releases Poetry Book," which includes a photo of Professor Gloria, at the Star's Web site.

In the April 9 Washington Post , Robert Pinsky opined, "Eugene Gloria's new book, Hoodlum Birds, demonstrates a central quality of poetry: depth of language, the power to get past the first surfaces of words and of things."

Read more in this previous story.

Source: Indianapolis Star