Cane River Reading Series will feature 3 authors

Writers Erika Jo Brown, B.J. Love and Phillip Estes will be featured at the next Cane River Reading Series beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17 in the President’s Room of Northwestern State University’s Sylvan Friedman Student Union.

Brown is a New York native and is author of the poetry collection I’m Your Huckleberry (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2014). She graduated from Cornell University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Currently, she is a Ph.D. student in literature and creative writing at the University of Houston where she is a poetry editor and reading series co-curator for Gulf Coast.

Love is a sixth grade English teacher in Houston. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, his poems have appeared widely, most recently in the North American Review, Barrelhouse and Hobart.

Estes is the author of “High Life” (Horse Less Press, 2016). His work as appeared in Action Yes!, Diagram, Lungfull, Prelude, Sprung Formal, West Wind Review and others. He lives in Shreveport and teaches at Louisiana Tech.

The Cane River Reading Series is coordinated by Dr. Andrew Briseño on behalf of the Department of English, Foreign Languages and Cultural Studies. The event is free and open to the public.