Posts tagged "Paisley Rekdal"
Contributor News: Paisley Rekdal's new book, "The Broken Country," evaluates Vietnam's legacy. Paisley will appear at Chautauqua in August--details below!

Contributor News: Paisley Rekdal’s new book, “The Broken Country,” evaluates Vietnam’s legacy. Paisley will appear at Chautauqua in August–details below!

       One of our most widely beloved contributors, prolific poet and nonfiction writer Paisley Rekdal, has not only published another book (and a great one!) but also scheduled a remarkable event at the Chautauqua Institution for this August–one of no doubt *broad* appeal.      The book is The Broken Country: On Trauma, a Crime,...
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.

A favorite essay from our first issue, formatted for online reading.   Josh George, Buddy Patrol, mixed media on wood panel.      “The Lives of Strangers,” by multiple-award-winning poet and memoirist Paisley Rekdal, explores the complexities of marriage and love—and the many forms of violence they can engender.      The piece first appeared in the print version...

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...
Celebrating (again): Contributor Paisley Rekdal wins the 2013 Rilke Prize. Here's a little more about her.

Celebrating (again): Contributor Paisley Rekdal wins the 2013 Rilke Prize. Here’s a little more about her.

   Updated in June 2018: Poet and essayist Paisley Rekdal, who contributed to our “Dangerous Territory” issue,  adds yet another honor to a list the now includes an astounding collection of honors and awards, including (now) the über-important Rilke Award and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation and the NEA, an Amy Lowell Traveling Poetry Fellowship, Pushcart...