Appearances

Event Information:

  • Sat
    16
    Oct
    2021

    Diane Glancy in Conversation with Kimberly Blaeser

    11:00 amMinnesota State Fairgrounds, Fine Arts Building, St. Paul, Minnesota

    Diane Glancy’s poetry and prose has long considered the entangled threads of community, history, and language. In her latest work, A Line Of Driftwood: The ADA Blackjack Story (Turtle Point Press), Glancy creates a new narrative based on the historical record of a young Inupiat woman who survived on a small island 200 miles off the Arctic Coast of Siberia for two years after traveling there as a cook and seamstress along with four professional explorers. At this special TCBF event, Glancy will be in conversation about the book and the fascinating history behind it with Wisconsin writer Kimberly Blaeser.

Kim at Returning the Gift Festival, 2012 in Milwaukee, Indian Summer Stage.

Kim at Returning the Gift Festival, 2012 in Milwaukee, Indian Summer Stage.


 

Past Events

Event Information:

  • Fri
    06
    Mar
    2015

    Poets Respond to Madison

    7:30 - 8:15 p.m.MMoCA • 227 State Street • Madison

    In this special evening of poetry, members of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets (WFoP); Wisconsin's Poet Laureate Kimberly Blaeser; Madison’s Poets Laureate, Sarah Busse and Wendy Vardaman; and other invited poets will read original works inspired by Eric and Heather ChanSchatz: 22nd Century.

    You too are encouraged to share your vision(s) of the city through Twitter using #writeyourmadison. All tweets sent by February 15 will contribute to a group collage poem that will be performed at the event. Write Your Madison is a digital place-making project by Madison's Poets Laureate and Cowfeather Press that invites collaboration and conversation through poetry about Madison. Learn more at Cowfeather Press.

    Poets Respond to Madison is organized in conjunction with Eric and Heather ChanSchatz: 22nd Century and the artists’ project, Madison: A Cooperative Almanac, by MMoCA’s education department in partnership with the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets (WFoP) and Madison’s Poets Laureate.

    MMoCA Nights admission $10/Members free.