Sandy Longhorn Reads at Tech On Friday, April 3, 2009, to help celebrate National Poetry Month, the English Department sponsored a public reading by Sandy Longhorn, winner of the 2005 Anhinga Prize for Poetry. Ms. Longhorn's read from her first collection of poems, Blood Almanac, which contains poems about the experience of growing up on a farm in Iowa, and from her new collection Galacial Elegies.Sandy LonghornMs. Longhorn earned her M.F.A. from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and teaches at Pulaski Tech in North Little Rock, AR.