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An Evening with January Gill O’Neil, Tina Kelley, and Pattiann Rogers (via Zoom)
May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Pattiann Rogers is the recipient of a special John Burroughs Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Nature Poetry. She has published fourteen books of poetry, most recently Quickening Fields, (Penguin, 2017) and Holy Heathen Rhapsody (Penguin, 2013). She has published two books of prose The Dream of the Marsh Wren, and The Grand Array, Writings on Nature, Science, and Spirit. Firekeeper, New and Selected Poems (Milkweed Editions) was a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Award from the Academy of American Poets and a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 1994. Song of the World Becoming, New and Collected Poems, 1981-2001 (Milkweed Editions, 2001) was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. She has received two NEA Grants, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Fellowship and a Literary Award in Poetry from the Lannan Foundation. Among other awards, her poems have received five Pushcart Prizes, two appearances in Best American Poetry, five appearances in Best Spiritual Writing,the Tietjens Prize and the Hokin Prize from Poetry, the Roethke Prize from Poetry Northwest, and two Strousse Awards from Prairie Schooner. She has taught as a visiting writer at several universities, including Montana, and Texas, Washington University, and Pacific University, and was Associate Professor at the University of Arkansas from 1993-97. In May, 2000, Rogers was in residence at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Study and Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy. Her papers are archived in the Sowell Family Collection at Texas Tech University. Rogers is the mother of two sons and has three grandsons. She lives with her husband, a retired geophysicist, in Colorado.