Vidahlia Press would like to introduce Brenda Marie Osbey as the distinguished judge for INK’s poetry category. She is an accomplished poet and professor. A native of New Orleans, Brenda Marie Osbey was appointed the first peer-selected Poet Laureate of the State of Louisiana in 2005.
Professor Brenda Marie Osbey teaches Africana poetry virtual seminar with University of Kansas/NEH special online institute. On Friday, November 15, 2013 she will be reading from History and Other Poems and then discussing Africana poetry for the remainder of the hour.
Below is the audio recording from the webinar.
Selected Honors and Awards:
- Louisiana Board of Regents Award to Artists and Scholars (ATLAS)
Manship Summer Fellowship