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Malvern presents: New Book Release with Ken Fontenot

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NEW BOOK RELEASE with Ken Fontenot


March 28, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm




Join us in celebrating the release of Ken Fontenot’s fourth book of poems, Just A Trace of Moon (Pinyon Publishing).

Ken Fontenot received an MA in German Language and Literature from the University of Texas at Austin. During the school year 1986-87 he was awarded a DAAD fellowship to study in Freiburg, Germany. Author of the novel For Mr. Raindrinker set in 1970s New Orleans and published by Slough Press, he also published three books of poems, the second of which won the Austin Book Award, the third In a Kingdom of Birds having won the 2013 Texas Institute of Letters award for best poetry book in Texas. His translations of contemporary poems from the German have appeared widely. He has recently translated a novel from the German writer Wilhelm Genazino called Women Softly Singing which is currently seeking a publisher. A native New Orleanian, he lives and works in Austin, Texas.

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Michener Center presents: Alan Cheuse
Later Event: March 30
BookPeople presents: Chris Cander