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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.

Find Events with Paisley Rekdal

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 7:00pm
Location: Burton Barr Central Library, Pulliam Auditorium, 1221 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Type & Genre: Reading; Poetry

In order to prioritize the health of our community, the University of Arizona Poetry Center presents Paisley Rekdal has been cancelled due to concerns around traveling and the potential spread of COVID-19. We are currently working to reschedule events for future dates where possible. If you have any questions, please reach out to Coordinator Ashley Wilkins at