This month Heather Hummel, adjunct professor in the English Department, presented her poetry at the Mother/Nature conference at the University of Southern Mississippi. She completed a thirty minute reading for the poetry panel, Oil and Urbanity: Contaminations of the Natural World. Click here to read Hummel’s work.
Also recently, Hummel’s poem, “Tornado Season,” was accepted for publication in Meridian (2012) as well as The Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume VI: Tennessee (published 2013 by Texas Review Press). In addition, Hummel attended the Conference on College Composition and Communication, in St. Louis, Mo. as a Professional Equality Grant recipient. Recipients are chosen because they have exhibited a sustained interest in the teaching of writing.