A Reading from Poet Linda McCarriston

Poet Linda McCarriston is Full Professor in the Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at UAA . She is known for being an outspoken poet and the author of three works of poetry: Talking Soft Dutch; Eva Mary; and Little River.

McCarriston recently gave a reading at the UAA Campus Bookstore (coordinated by our friend Rachel Epstein) where she reflected upon on life, poetry, words and politics.  The following are excerpts from the event.

First, a poem entitled “Riding Out at Evening”:

And a reading of the poem “Anniversary”:

A podcast of the complete event is also available here.

To check out a list of all of the upcoming, free events happening at the UAA Campus Bookstore – check out their website, or facebook.

The mission of UAA is to discover and disseminate knowledge through teaching, research, engagement, and creative expression.


Previous articleHouse Delays Vote On Boehner Debt Ceiling Plan
Next articleSea Ice Study Goes Beyond the Numbers