Nancy L. Penrose, Writer and Editor,  Media, Readings, Talks

Media and Book Reviews: A Dream and a Chisel: Louisiana Sculptor Angela Gregory in Paris, 1925-1928.

The Reading Life host Susan Larson interviews Nancy Penrose, 3 February 2019.

An American in Paris: Memoir looks back at life and work of sculptor Angela Gregory,” New Orleans Advocate, 24 January 2019.

The Life and Work of Angela Gregory,” Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge Radio Show interview with Susan Hymel, 1 February 2019.

Artist to Watch: Nancy Penrose Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge blog, 12 February 2019

Angela Gregory and Antoine Bourdelle in Paris. Book review by Alexander Adams, 13 March 2019.

Readings and Presentations

  • Watermark Hotel in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Library, West Baton Rouge Museum, February 2019

  • Octavia Books, Newcomb Art Museum, St. Mary’s Dominican High School, New Orleans, February 2019

  • Writers Read Out, Seattle, multiple readings, 2016–2018.

  • "Breathing Through Glass," Signs of Life 2014 author readings/artist lectures, October 8, 2014, Facèré Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle

  • "Pilgrim Feet," reading at the Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition, San Francisco Main Library (March 2013) (Video of reading here.)

  • "Shine Boy," Drash 2012 author readings in Seattle (Summer 2012)

  • "The Color of Cloth," reader and curator of Voices Over 50, University Bookstore, Seattle (April 2012)

  • "The Golden Onsen," reading at the Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition, San Francisco Main Library (March 2012) (Video of reading here.)

  • "Hama" and "Of Body, Of Land," reading, Uptown Stroll, Counterbalance Park, Seattle (August 2011)

  • "Of Body, Of Land," Drash 2011 author readings in Seattle (Summer 2011)

  • "The Color of Cloth," reading and book launch for Burning Bright: Passager Celebrates 21 Years, University of Baltimore (June 2011)

  • "Paris Chiasma," reading, Seattle's Uptown Stroll (2010)

  • Persian Language Class, slideshow and talk, University of Washington (July 2009)

  • "Living (1958) and Visiting (2008) Iran," slideshow and talk, Saltwater Unitarian Universalist Church, with Jean Sundborg (October 2008)

  • "Iran Rediscovered," slideshow and talk, Wide World Books and Maps, Seattle (September 2008)

  • Iranian Festival, talk, Seattle Center (June 2008)

  • Persian Culture Class, slideshow and talk, University of Washington (June 2008)

  • "Staffer returns to a beloved country from her past: Iran" University Week (May 29, 2008)

  • "Eating the Moon," reading, University of Washington Women's Center (2003)

  • "Pilgrim-Feet," reading, University of Washington Women's Center (2000)

  • "Feeling at Home," "The New Birder," "Nightwalk," "Dolphins at Night," reading on SBC Radio 1, Singapore (1993)