Professor emeritus to read from newly-published volume of poetry

English professor emeritus Eugene McNamara will read from his 16th volume of poetry at a publication launch reception Friday.

book cover: Dreaming of Lost America

Eugene McNamara's newest book is his 16th collection of poetry.

The book, Dreaming of Lost America, promises readers a nostalgic but unsentimental trip through a world where innocence reigned but the dark-edged shadows were never far away.

In addition to his poetry, McNamara has published five collections of short fiction, a novella and the 2008 novel The Orphan’s Waltz. His accolades include the University of Windsor Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching and the City of Windsor Mayor’s Award for Literary Excellence.

Friday’s book launch is free and opens to the public at 7 p.m. at Biblioasis, 1520 Wyandotte Street East. Learn more on the Facebook event site.

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