Author Renee Emerson read from her poetry collection Keeping Me Still in the Wilson Family Commons in the Living Learning Center on October 7th. Emerson received her M.F.A. from Boston University, where she was awarded the Academy of American Poets Prize in 2009. Previous publications include three chapbooks: Something Like Flight (Sargent Press), The Whitest Sheets (Maverick Duck Press), and Where Nothing Can Grow (Batcat Press). Her poetry has been published in Christianity and Literature, Boxcar Poetry Review, I ndiana Review, Rock and Sling, 32 Poems and others, and she was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2010. Emerson teaches creative writing and composition at Shorter University, in Rome, GA.