Prof. Eugene Gloria to Appear at Meramec Writing Festival

Prof. Eugene Gloria to Appear at Meramec Writing Festival

March 29, 2014

Eugene Gloria, professor of English at DePauw University, will be among the presenters at the 2014 Meramec Writing Festival.  Presented by the St. Louis Comumunity College-Meramec in Kirkwood, Missouri, March 31 through April 2, the theme of the event is "World Wide Word: You are Here."

An announcement notes, "Eugene Gloria, who teaches creative writing and English literature at DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., will read poetry noon-12:50 p.m. April 2 in BA 105. Gloria’s technique varies from free verse with formal English to Japanese hybrids of verse and prose."

Learn more here.

Professor Gloria received the 2013 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for his book of poetry, My Favorite Warlord. He has also authored Hoodlum Birds (2006) and Drivers at the Short-Time Motel (2000).  His other honors and awards include a National Poetry Series selection, an Asian American Literary Award, a Fulbright Research Grant, a San Francisco Art Commission grant, a Poetry Society of America award, and a Pushcart Prize.

Gloria was profiled earlier this week in California's Stockton Record.