Beverly Matherne

Beverly Matherne (’94): Beverly Matherne is the author of Bayou des Acadiens / Blind River, short stories and prose poetry, from Les Éditions Perce-Neige (2015), preceded by five books. She has won seven first-place poetry awards, including the Hackney Literary Award for Poetry. Her publications appear in Interdisciplinary Humanities, Metamorphoses, and Verse and in many anthologies. She has done over 260 readings across the US, Canada, and France, and in Wales, Belgium, Germany, and Spain, including venues such as Shakespeare and Company in Paris and the United Nations in New York. Her bilingual writing, and that of Samuel Beckett and others, is the subject of a completed dissertation at University of Paris III. Professor Emerita at Northern Michigan University, she attended the Community of Writers in 1994.