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An Ecopoetry Reading by Heather Lang-Cassera
December 8, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Heather Lang-Cassera is deeply honored that the Nevada Arts Council has awarded her as a recipient of the FY24 Project Grant for Artists Cycle A! This grant provides project support for individual artists in Nevada. Join Heather for a reading from her project, a forthcoming collection of poems, at The Writer’s Block on Friday, December 8th, at 7pm.
Heather Lang-Cassera served as the 2019-2021 Clark County, Nevada Poet Laureate, was a 2022 Nevada Arts Council Literary Arts Fellow, and was named Las Vegas’ 2017 “Best Local Writer or Poet” by the readers of Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion. She is a Tolsun Books publisher, a full-time lecturer with Nevada State University, the Black Fox Literary Magazine poetry editor, and a faculty advisor for both 300 Days of Sun and the Blue Sage Writer’s Guild. Heather is the author of Gathering Broken Light (Unsolicited Press, 2021), which was written with the support of a Nevada Arts Council grant and won the NYC Big Book Award in Poetry, Social/Political. Her chapbook, I Was the Girl with The Moon-Shaped Face (Zeitgeist Press, 2018), is housed in the Poets House library in New York City. Her next full-length book, Firefall, a collection of ecopoems, written with the support of a Nevada Arts Council grant, is forthcoming with Unsolicited Press in 2025.
This reading is supported in part by the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.