11th Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
October 3-6, 1988

Peggy Shumaker

Peggy Shumaker is the author of two books of poetry: Esperanza's Hair (1985) and The Circle of Totems (1988). Her poems have appeared in such magazines as North American Review, Greenfield Review, Prairie Schooner, Black Warrior Review, Poetry Northwest, MSS, and Colorado Review. A former Director of Creative Writing at Old Dominion University, she now teaches at the University of Alaska.

Peggy Shumaker will read from her poetry at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4, in the Newport News Room of Webb Center. [excerpted from the 1988 brochure]

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