"Sustaining the moment" focus of Common Experience poetry reading

By T.C. Sprencel
University News Service
November 2, 2010

The Department of English, the University Honors Program and the Common Experience at Texas State University-San Marcos will present “Sustaining the Moment: Poems on the Act of Attention” Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. in Lampasas Hall room 407.

The two-hour event, free and open to the public, will begin with live music by the Texas State jazz trio the Montecristos. Poetry readings will start at 7p.m., with English department faculty members John Blair, Cyrus Cassells, Roger Jones, Miles Wilson and Steve Wilson each reading poems on the subject, “sustaining the moment.”

The event is part of the Texas State Common Experience theme for 2010-2011, “Sustainability.” Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, please contact the University Honors Program at (512) 245-2266.