Suzanne Roberts and Gailmarie Pahmeier Reading

Suzanne Roberts, author of Animal Bodies and Bad Tourist, and poet Gailmarie Pahmeier, author of Of Bones, Of Ash, Of Ordinary Saints, will give a reading on Saturday, June 25th at 2:00pm. This reading will take place in the front yard, weather permitting.

Suzanne Roberts is the author of Animal Bodies: On Death, Desire, and Other Difficulties; Bad Tourist: Misadventures in Love and Traveland Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail (Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award), as well as four books of poems. Named "The Next Great Travel Writer" by National Geographic's Traveler, Suzanne's work has been listed as notable in Best American Essays and included in The Best Women's Travel Writing. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, CNN, Creative Nonfiction, Brevity, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. She holds a doctorate in literature and the environment from the University of Nevada-Reno, teaches in the MFA program at Sierra Nevada University, and lives in South Lake Tahoe, California.

Gailmarie Pahmeier, now Emeritus faculty, taught creative writing at the University of Nevada and is currently a professor in the MFA Program at Sierra Nevada University. Widely published, she's the author of three chapbooks and three full-length collections of poetry, the most recent being Of Bone, Of Ash, Of Ordinary Saints (WSC Press, 2020,) which was nominated for the High Plains Book Award. In 2015, she was appointed Reno's first Poet Laureate, in 2016 she was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame, and in 2017 she was selected as Outstanding Teacher in the Humanities. In September of 2021, the governor of Nevada, Steve Sisolak, appointed her Poet Laureate, State of Nevada.

Event date: 
Saturday, June 25, 2022 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
121 California Ave
Reno, NV 89509
Animal Bodies: On Death, Desire, and Other Difficulties By Suzanne Roberts Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781496231024
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2022

Of Bone, Of Ash, Of Ordinary Saints: A Nevada Gospel By Gailmarie Pahmeier Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781732027565
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Published: WSC Press - August 26th, 2020