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Paisley Rekdal

Distinguished Visiting Writer 2020

About Paisley Rekdal

Paisley Rekdal is the author of three books of nonfiction, and six books of poetry, including the forthcoming Nightingale. Her work has received the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEA Fellowship, Pushcart Prizes, a Fulbright Fellowship, and various state arts council awards. She teaches at the University of Utah and is Utah’s Poet Laureate.