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Amy Haddad, PhD, to speak March 30

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

Dr. Haddad will be reading from her poetry collection, “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 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 emerita. Her poetry and short stories have been published 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, along with 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 poetry chapbook, “The Geography of Kitchens,” was published by Finishing Line Press in 2021. The University of Nebraska Press is publishing her first poetry collection, “An Otherwise Healthy Woman,” in 2022. She is an alumna of the UNMC College of Nursing.

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