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Monday, June 17, 2013

The Art of: Summer Saturday Speaker Series, featuring Pamela Raintree





BAC’s Gallery Fine Art Center is excited to begin a new Summer Saturday Speaker Series at the Gallery Fine Art Center, 2151 Airline Drive, 200, Bossier City.


Our First Speaker is Pamela Raintree, who will be reading excerpts from her memoirs, French Dressing on Saturday, June 29, from 2-4pm

About the Author: Mississippi Gulf Coast native Pamela Raintree relocated to Shreveport, La, 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). 

Editorial Credits: About the Rainbow (Shreveport PFLAG newsletter) – 2 years, Handbook For Newborn Adults, © 2000, Michael Barker; Learning Life’s Dance, © 2007, Laura Flett; Standing At the Edge, © 2007, Trapped Truth Society and West Edge Books and News; Savoir Faire, Volume XLVII, © Spring 2009, Bossier Parish Community College. 

Organizations: Trapped Truth Society, Shreveport Writers’ Club, North West Louisiana Haiku Society, Red River ReWriters. 

Contact Information: H 318-470-1031 C 318-658-1493

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