Poet Martha Serpas Reads
November 2, 2011
MARTHA SERPAS is the author of two collections of poetry, Côte Blanche and The Dirty Side of the Storm. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker,The Nation, Southwest Review, and Image, and in a number of anthologies, including the Library of America’s American Religious Poems. She recently taught at Yale Divinity School and at the University of Tampa, where she served as poetry editor of Tampa Review. A native of Louisiana, she remains active in efforts to restore its wetlands and has collaborated on the documentary film Veins in the Gulf. Currently she works as a trauma chaplain and teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston.