Loyola at a Glance
Loyola staffer publishes first book of poetry
January 9, 2009
|Photo by Shelly Planellas|
Omaira Falcon, distributed systems support analyst for Loyola University’s Information Technology Department, has published, "Life Is Beautiful . . . and It Stinks: A Book of Poetry and Art from the Magical Land of New Orleans." Falcon, who is also a U.S. Army veteran, was inspired to design and write the book during the first Mardi Gras after Katrina.
Falcon says the book is aimed at people who love poetry, art and New Orleans. She included her own original photographs of quintessential New Orleans scenes and people with her poems.
For more information on the book, visit http://www.lifeisbeautifulanditstinks.com, or
contact Falcon at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
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