Don Stinson, NSU and OSU graduate will provide a poetry reading on Thur., Jan. 16 at 6:30 pm at Modella Gallery, 721 S. Main, Stillwater.

Don StinsonStinson teaches writing and literature at Northern Oklahoma College and helps organize and sponsor the annual Chikaskia Literary Festival each fall. He also sits on the board of the North Central Oklahoma Arts Council.
Stinson has been writing poems, short stories, and one-act plays for over three decades, with work appearing in Slant, Concho River Review, Riverrun, Westview, Southwestern American Literature, and many other print and online journals. He has been a featured poet throughout Oklahoma and has also done readings in Texas, Illinois, Minnesota, and Washington state as well as participating in several collaborations with musicians and visual artists. 

His first book, Flatline Horizon, was published by Norman’s Mongrel Empire Press in 2018. He is currently working on his next collection, Black Dog, which will be published sometime in 2020.

Modella Gallery is a non-profit art gallery dedicated to bringing contemporary arts to Stillwater, Oklahoma. Modella Gallery is located at 721 South Main Street in historic downtown Stillwater, OK. Hours are Thursday 5-8 pm, Friday 5-8 pm; Saturday 11-5 pm, and Sunday 11-3 pm. For further information, please contact the gallery at (405) 880-4434 or visit