A Reading from Poet Linda McCarriston

Poet Linda McCarriston is Full Professor in the Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at UAA . She is known for being an outspoken poet and the author of three works of poetry: Talking Soft Dutch; Eva Mary; and Little River.

McCarriston recently gave a reading at the UAA Campus Bookstore (coordinated by our friend Rachel Epstein) where she reflected upon on life, poetry, words and politics.  The following are excerpts from the event.

First, a poem entitled “Riding Out at Evening”:

And a reading of the poem “Anniversary”:

A podcast of the complete event is also available here.

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