Stella's 30 Minutes as seen on TV!

Stella Nesanovich, retired Professor of English from McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is the author of A Brightness That Made My Soul Tremble: Poems on the Life of Hildegard of Bingen (Blue Heron Press, 1996) and Vespers at Mount Angel: Poems (Xavier Review Press, 2004) and editor of Points of Gold: Poems for Leo Luke Marcello (Xavier Review Press, 2005).

Her poetry has appeared in several anthologies, including Uncommonplace: An Anthology of Contemporary Louisiana Poets (LSU Press, 1998) and Hurricane Blues: Poems About Katrina and Rita (Southeast Missouri State University, 2006), and in numerous journals and magazines, including The Christian Century, Christianity and Literature, Modern Age, Chronicles, Xavier Review, Poet Lore, America, The Anglican Theological Review, and elsewhere.

She has fiction in The Southern Review as well as Something in Common: Contemporary Louisiana Stories (LSU Press, 1990).

In 1999 she received an artist fellowship from the Louisiana Division of the Arts.

Stella's 30 Minute TV Interview - Downloads / Formats

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Second Sunday of Lent:Bishop Glen John Provost and Father Ruben Buller discuss the Gospel of the day from Saint Matthew (17:1-9). Alison Fontenot and Morris LeBleu bring you Catholic

news from the Diocese, the state, the region, and the world. In the second half hour on Catholic Life Today, Deacon Glenn Viau interviews Dr. Stella Nesanovich on the topic of God in poetry.