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Sunday, April 22 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Poetry in a Postmodern World

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Poets have always been necessary as the conscious of a community and emotional heart for society's underheard. In today's turbulent world, we need poetry more than ever -- but can it save us? Poets will talk about how to stay true to your work and create beautiful work while dealing with the realities of real life. Moderated by UWGB's David Coury.

Speakers
avatar for Patricia Killelea

Patricia Killelea

Author of poetry collections Counterglow (Urban Farmhouse Press, forthcoming) and Other Suns (Swan Scythe Press). Poems appear in cream city review, Quarterly West, The Common, Waxwing, Barzakh, As/Us, others. Experimental filmmaker: video-poems have been screened and/or listed f... Read More →
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Rebecca Lehmann

Rebecca Lehmann is the author of the poetry collection Between the Crackups (Salt 2011). Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, The Iowa Review, Boston Review, and many other journals. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the PhD program in Creative Wr... Read More →
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Oscar Oswald

I am a Black Mountain PhD Fellow at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where I am completing a degree in English and Creative Writing. I am also the Poetry Editor of Witness. My poetry has appeared in the journals Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Lana Turner, Laurel Review, Ne... Read More →
avatar for Christine Swanberg

Christine Swanberg

Nine collections of poetry, most recent WILD FRUITION: Sonnets, Spells, and Other Incantations as well as THE ALLELUIA TREE, WHO WALKS AMONG THE TREES WITH CHARITY, THE TENDERNESS OF MEMORY, etc. Hundreds of poems in national journals such as WISCONSIN REVIEW, FOX CRY REVIEW, SPO... Read More →


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