From Staff Reports
The Bossier Arts Council is thrilled to announce its Summer Saturday Speaker Series hosted by the Gallery Fine Art Center, featuring, Pamela Raintree on Saturday, June 29 from 2-4 p.m.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast native relocated to Shreveport in 1996, where she ended a career in outdoor advertising, took up writing and began life as a woman.
Since then, she has been an active member of the literary community, having participated in numerous literary events and earning several publishing, as well as editing, credits. Ms Raintree is a co-founder of, and facilitated the Red River ReWriters (formerly Saturday Poets) critique group.
Literary Awards: AWC Prose and Erdel Family Memorial Awards (3rd Place).
Publication Credits: Shreveport Times, Sunday At Four, Links, Electronic Poetry Network, French Dressing: An Autobiographical Blend of Poetry and Prose (self-published book), Inspired By: A Collection of Words (self-published chapbook), Diversity (self-published informational and poetic pamphlet), Gender Lexicon (self-published pamphlet).
The Gallery Fine Art Center is a project of the Bossier Arts Council and is committed to promoting the arts and culture to the community. It is located at 2151 Airline Dr., Bossier City. Visit the gallery Thursday and Friday from 2-6 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment.
For more information about Pamela Raintree or the Bossier Arts Council, call 741-8310 or visit www.bossierarts.org/