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Kentucky Author on Campus April 7.

Kentucky author Erin Keane will be on the West Kentucky Community and Technical College campus on Thursday, April 7.
Keane, a Louisville native, is the author of two collections of poetry, Death-Defying Acts and The Gravity Soundtrack.

She will be reading from her book Death-Defying Acts, a collection of poems that tells the story of one summer on the road with a small-time circus weaving together the stories of performers living on the fringe of society. The presentation will begin at 2:00 pm in the Matheson Library.

Keane is the theater critic for The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky, and also covers books, arts and pop culture for The C-J and Velocity. Her poems, essays, and reviews have appeared in many magazines and anthologies, including Verse Wisconsin, The Louisville Review, Redivider, Minnetonka Review, The Lumberyard, MOTIF: Writing by Ear, Nimrod, Phoebe, New Southerner, Now amp; Then and Louisville Magazine.

Keane earned her Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in creative writing at Spalding University. She currently teaches Pop Music in American Literature at Bellarmine University, creative writing courses in National University's MFA program , and high school creative writing workshops for the Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts.

Keane will sign copies of Death-Defying Acts following the reading. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Kim Russell at 270-534-3203.