Hoosier poet to share her science-themed work in Fort Wayne

Hoosier poet Jessica Reed will present a science-themed poetry reading from 6 to 7 p.m. July 13 at Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St.

Admission is free, but space is limited, the event news release said. People are asked to register in advance by clicking here.

Reed, who has a master’s degree in poetry and a bachelor’s degree in physics, both from Purdue University, will read poems from her recent book of poetry, “World, Composed,” the news release said.

She currently is teaching a year-long seminar on physics and the arts at Butler University in Indianapolis, the news release said. She has taught her science-poetry curriculum in Saudi Arabia and China, it said in her biography on the Poets & Writers website.

After reading some of her poetry, Reed will take questions from the audience, the news release said. A book signing will follow, and drinks and snacks will be available.

Her appearance is presented by the Indiana Humanities, in partnership with Cinema Center, as part of a two-year Quantum Leap initiative that seeks to link the humanities and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields, the news release said.

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