Library housing author reading with Amy Haddad, PhD

Amy Haddad, PhD

The McGoogan Health Sciences Library hosts an author reading March 30 at noon with Amy Haddad, PhD.

Dr. Haddad will read excerpts from her collection of poems, “An Otherwise Healthy Woman.” The event will be hybrid, with limited in-person attendance in the Wigton Heritage Center atrium and availability on Zoom. Registration is required for the Zoom link.

Dr. Haddad’s book will be on sale and a book signing will take place after the reading.

Dr. Haddad is a poet, nurse and educator at Creighton University, where she holds the rank of Professor Emeritus. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in the American Journal of Nursing, Janus Head, Journal of Medical Humanities, Touch, Bellevue Literary Review, Pulse, Persimmon Tree, Annals of Internal Medicine, Aji Magazine, DASH, and Oberon Poetry Magazine, as well as the anthologies “Between the Heart Beats” and “Intensive Care: More Poetry and Prose by Nurses” from University of Iowa Press and “Stories of Illness and Healing: Women Write Their Bodies” from Kent State University Press.

Her collection of poetry, “The Geography of Kitchens”, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2021. The University of Nebraska Press publishes her first collection of poetry, “An Otherwise Healthy Woman”, in 2022. She is a alumnus of the UNMC College of Nursing.

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