At the birth of a third daughter, on the eve of world war,my grandfather refused to look at heror come in from the barn.In that old country, deepwithin my newborn mother,in my invisible ovary home,
Poet. Teacher. Mentor. Maker. It has taken Dasha Kelly Hamilton decades to find a fitting title for her role.
Join poet Angela Voras-Hills for a course that will focus on the possibilities of poetry, encouraging participants to broaden their writing by experimenting with craft, voice, perspective, and form.
Mary Wehner shares a reading of her prizewinning poems from the Wisconsin People & Ideas Poetry Contest.
Hansa Kerman Pistotnik reads “Salvation Doesn’t Come, her prizewinning poem from the 2017 Wisconsin People & Ideas Poetry Contest, along with a few others.
Lisa Vihos reads a few poems, including her award-winning work, “Lesson at the Checkpoint,” from the 2015 Wisconsin People & Ideas Poetry Contest.
Robert Russell reads his award-winning work, “Greyhound,” from the 2019 Wisconsin People & Ideas poetry contest.
Cathryn Cofell reads her award-winning poems from the Wisconsin People & Ideas Poetry Contest.
In a pre-recorded presentation, poet Sean Avery shares a reading of their work, including the powerful poem, “Prayer (Song) for Magic,” which won second place in the 2015 Wisconsin People & Ideas Poetry Contes
Christie Taylor reads her award-winning poems from the Wisconsin People & Ideas Poetry Contest.
Wisconsin Academy Offices
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
REOPENING SEPT. 10, 2021
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.733.6633 x25