Paisley Rekdal — Contemporary Writers Series

Literary Event

Friday, October 8, 2021, 5 – 6pm PDT
Mills College Sponsored Online Event

Paisley Rekdal — Contemporary Writers Series

Presented by the Contemporary Writers Series through the Creative Writing and Literature program at Mills College. 

This online event is free and open to the public.
Registration required. Broadcast link will be provided on the day of the event.

Paisley Rekdal is the author of a book of essays, The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee; the photo-text memoir Intimate; the book-length essay The Broken Country: On Trauma, A Crime, and the Continuing Legacy of Vietnam; and a forthcoming book on cultural appropriation in literature titled Appropriate: A Provocation.  She is also the author of six books of poetry: A Crash of Rhinos, Six Girls Without Pants, The Invention of the Kaleidoscope, Animal Eye, Imaginary Vessels and Nightingale. A Distinguished Professor at the University of Utah, she guest edited The Best American Poetry 2020 anthology and is currently Utah’s poet laureate.