Feather, Flower, and Field: Ecology and Poetry
- 205 N Dewey St., Eau Claire, WI 54703
- (715) 552-0457
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- Presented By: THE LOCAL STORE
- Dates: April 10, 2020
- Location: The Local Store - Art Gallery
- Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
- Price: FREE
Feather, Flower, and Field: Ecology and Poetry with Angela Voras-Hills, Kathryn Nuernberger & Claire Wahmanholm.
Angela Voras-Hills lives with her family in Milwaukee, where she is organizing the Midwest Poetry Festival. Her debut poetry collection, Louder Birds , was chosen by Traci Brimhall for the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize. Poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Kenyon Review Online, New Ohio Review, Memorious, Rattle, Crab Orchard Review, and Best New Poets, among other journals and anthologies. She has been awarded grants from The Sustainable Arts Foundation and Key West Literary Seminar, as well as a fellowship from Writers' Room of Boston.
Kathryn Nuernberger is the author of the poetry collections RUE, The End of Pink and Rag & Bone. She has also written a collection of lyric essays, Brief Interviews with the Romantic Past. Her work has appeared in journals including 32 Poems, Cincinnati Review, Copper Nickel, Crazyhorse, Field, The Florida Review, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, Poetry International, West Branch, Willow Springs, Poetry Daily, and Verse Daily. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA, H. J. Andrews Research Forest, American Antiquarian Society and the Bakken Museum of Electricity in Life, she is an assistant professor in the MFA program at the University of Minnesota.
Claire Wahmanholm's debut full-length collection, Wilder, won the 2018 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry, the Society of Midland Authors Award for Poetry, and was a finalist for the 2019 Minnesota Book Award. Her second collection, Redmouth, was published by Tinderbox Editions in 2019. Her poems have most recently appeared in, or are forthcoming from, New Poetry from the Midwest 2019, Copper Nickel, Beloit Poetry Journal, Grist, RHINO, The Los Angeles Review, 32 Poems, PANK, Bennington Review, and DIAGRAM. She lives and teaches in the Twin Cities.