Ozark Poet to Give Reading

Award-winning Ozark poet Phil Howerton will give a reading at 7:30 p.m. March 23 in Baldwin Little Theatre 176.

Howerton is a sixth generation Ozarker and was raised on a small dairy farm in southern Missouri. He has been a milk truck driver, a beef farmer, a production worker, a non-traditional student and is now a creative writing teacher at Missouri State University. His poems have appeared in dozens of journals with titles ranging from Frogpond and Hurricane Review to Midwest Quarterly and Christian Science Monitor.
This event is open to the public and is sponsored by the English and Linguistics For-Words Series, the Department of Agricultural Science and the Folklore Minor.