J D WhitneyJ. D. Whitney will read from his works at the July 8 Second Sunday Poetry Reading at The Depot, 200 S. Jones. The free reading begins at 2:00 pm.

J. D. Whitney's poems have been published in such literary magazines as Poetry, Orion, and Origin. His books include The Nabisco Warehouse, SD, Sweeping The Broom Shorter, Grandmother Says, and books 1 & 2 of All My Relations. After many years of teaching in Wisconsin (University of Wisconsin Marathon County and College of Menominee Nation), he and his wife Lisa Seale are retired in Norman OK.

Second Sunday Readings, a long time program of The Depot, are hosted by former Oklahoma Poet Laureate and Oklahoma Book Award winner Carl Sennhenn. All programs at The Depot are made possible, in part, by grants from the Norman Arts Council and the Oklahoma Arts Council, and by generous individual donors.