Imogen Cunningham’s “My Father At Sixty”
Laura Gilpin’s “Navajo Shepherd Boy”
Paisley Rekdal is the author of three books of poetry, The Invention of the Kaleidoscope (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007), Six Girls without Pants (Eastern Washington University Press, 2002), and A Crash of Rhinos (University of Georgia Press, 2000). She is the also the author of the book of essays The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee (Vintage, 2002). She has received a Village Voice Writers on the Verge Award, an NEA Fellowship, the University of Georgia Press’s Contemporary Poetry Series Award, a Fulbright Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, and the Laurence Goldstein Poetry Prize from Michigan Quarterly Review. Her poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in The New York Times Magazine , The American Poetry Review , Nerve , Ploughshares , Poetry , Michigan Quarterly Review , Denver Quarterly , Black Warrior Review , New England Review , The Virginia Quarterly Review , Prairie Schooner , Tin House , and Quarterly West , among others. Her work has also appeared on National Public Radio.
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