Posts tagged "Paisley Rekdal"
From Our Pages: "The Lives of Strangers." Paisley Rekdal Reflects on Marriage, Betrayal, and Murder

From Our Pages: “The Lives of Strangers.” Paisley Rekdal Reflects on Marriage, Betrayal, and Murder

  Broad Street is proud to present a favorite story from our first issue, now formatted for online reading. “The Lives of Strangers,” by award-winning poet and memoirist Paisley Rekdal, explores the complexities of marriage and love—and the many forms of violence they can engender. It first appeared in the print version of Broad Street’s “Dangerous Territory” issue. It...

Contributor Paisley Rekdal to Judge Poetry for 2014 National Book Awards

Essayist and poet Paisley Rekdal, whose essay“The Lives of Strangers” appeared in Broad Street’s “Dangerous Territories” issue, has been chosen to serve as poetry judge for the 2014 National Book Awards. She joins the ranks of Eileen Myles, Katie Peterson, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, and Robert Polito to assess the nation’s top poets of 2014. Congratulations! Paisley, who teaches...
The Lives of Strangers

The Lives of Strangers

Broad Street is excited to share an excerpt from the lovely Paisley Rekdal’s latest piece, “The Lives of Strangers,” which will be featured in our debut issue. Rekdal recently was awarded the 2013 Rilke Prize for her collection of poems, “Animal Eye.” From “The Lives of Strangers” by Paisley Rekdal It was the third day...
Paisley Rekdal: Winner of the 2013 Rilke Prize

Paisley Rekdal: Winner of the 2013 Rilke Prize

The daughter of a Chinese American mother and Norwegian father, Paisley Rekdal grew up in Seattle, Washington, before attending the University of Washington, where she earned a BA. She went on to earn an MA from the University of Toronto Centre for Medieval Studies, and an MFA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Since...