Paisley Rekdal

Paisley Rekdal  


Thursday, November 14

Workshop
10–11 am
Emy Frentz Gallery | 523 S 2nd St., Mankato

Craft Talk
3–4 pm
Ostrander Auditorium, Centennial Student Union | Minnesota State University, Mankato
Books will be available for purchase.

Reading
7:30–8:30 pm
Room 245, Centennial Student Union | Minnesota State University, Mankato
Real-time captioning will be provided.
Books will be available for purchase.


Paisley Rekdal is the author of a book-length essay, The Broken Country:  On Trauma, a Crime, and the Continuing Legacy of Vietnam; a book of essays, The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee; the hybrid photo-text memoir, Intimate; and six books of poetry:  Nightingale, which re-writes many of the myths in Ovid’s Metamorphoses; Imaginary Vessels, finalist for the 2018 Kingsley Tufts Prize; Animal Eye, a finalist for the 2-13 Kingsley Tufts Prize and winner of the UNT Rilke Prize; The Invention of the Kaleidoscope; Six Girls Without Pants; and A Crash of RhinosAppropriate:  A Provocation, a book-length essay examining cultural appropriation, is forthcoming from W. W. Norton.  Utah’s Poet Laureate, she teaches at the University of Utah.