Tue, Mar 07|
Marjorie Saiser Poetry Reading & Discussion
Marjorie's clear language makes the reader feel at home in her poems. There is humor and sadness in the way she examines the everyday things we might overlook and gives us a chance to stop and appreciate the little things.
Time & Location
Mar 07, 2023, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CST
About the Event
Marjorie Saiser's eighth book, The Track the Whales Make: New & Selected Poems, is published by University of Nebraska Press in Ted Kooser’s series of Contemporary Poets and is a finalist for the High Plains Book Award. Saiser’s Losing the Ring in the River (University of New Mexico Press) won the Willa Award in 2014.
She has received four Nebraska Book Awards and is co-editor of Times of Sorrow/Times of Grace, a collection of writing by women of the Great Plains, and also co-editor of Road Trip, interviews with a dozen Nebraska writers. Saiser’s work has been published in Prairie Schooner, Alaska Poetry Review, Nimrod, Midwest Quarterly, and American Life in Poetry.