S204. About Grief, Trauma, Loss: The Facing, the Writing, and the Healing
Saturday, March 10, 2018
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Wendy Barker's sixth full-length collection of poems received the John Ciardi Prize and was published by BkMk Press in 2015. She has also published four chapbooks and coedited the anthology Far Out: Poems of the '60s. Recipient of NEA and Rockefeller fellowships, she teaches at UT San Antonio.
Patricia McConnell is the author of fifteen books, including The Education of Will, a memoir, and The Other End of the Leash, which was translated into thirteen languages. An applied animal behaviorist, she taught The Biology & Philosophy of Human-Animal Relationships for twenty-five years at UW-Madison.
Joel Peckham is the author of five collections of poetry, including Why Not Take All of Me and God’s Bicycle. His memoir Resisting Elegy appeared from Chicago Review Press in 2012 and a new collection of essays, Body Memory, appeared from New Rivers Press in 2016.
Cynthia Hogue has published nine collections of poetry, including Revenance and In June the Labyrinth. Her most recent cotranslation is Joan Darc, by Nathalie Quintana. She is a newly minted Professor Emerita at Arizona State University.