Poetry and Book and Scholarship Launch in Honor of Deborah Averill

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Jerome Richfield 319
Lovelier Than Dirt

This book launch and poetry reading honors the life and artistic legacy of Deborah Blakely-Averill. Her collection, "Lovelier Than Dirt," was in production at the time of her passing, and is published posthumously. Deborah's work will be read by Dorothy Barresi, Leilani Hall, and Patty Seyburn, and Native Blossoms Chapbook Series poets: Nancy Carroll, Cls Ferguson, Cindy Rinne, and Melisa Malvin-Middleton, and Yak Press Editor, Anne Yale. A reception with light refreshments will follow, and books will be available for purchase. Or, if you'd like, you can order a copy of the book here: https://www.yakpress.com/product/lovelier-than-dirt/.