Gailmarie Pahmeier & Craig Childs - Escalante

Gailmarie Pahmeier & Craig Childs

Gailmarie Pahmeier & Craig Childs

Gailmarie Pahmeier & Craig Childs

Oct 6, 2018, 7:00 pm


Gailmarie Pahmeier & Craig Childs

Book Title

Shake it and it Snows & Atlas of a Lost World



Southeast Region


Escalante High School
800 East Highway 12
Escalante , UT 84726-8001
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Reno Poet Laureate Gailmarie Pahmeier and acclaimed author Craig Childs will share their work at the Escalante High School Auditorium on Saturday, October 6th at 7:00 PM. This event is part of the 2018 Cliff Notes Writing Conference.

Gailmarie Pahmeier’s is considered a "domestic" poet; her work focuses primarily on family and home. She is the author of the poetry collections The House on Breakaheart Road and The Rural Lives of Nice Girls in addition to three chapbooks. Her most recent chapbook, Shake It and It Snows, won the 2009 Coal Hill Chapbook Award. Her literary awards include a Witter Bynner Poetry Fellowship, the Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame, and two Artists Fellowships from the Nevada Arts Council. In 2015, she was appointed as the first Poet Laureate of Reno.

Craig Childs is known for following ancient migration routes on foot, pursuing early Pueblo passages across the Southwest and most recently the paths of first peoples into the Americas during the Ice Age. He has published more than a dozen books of adventure, wilderness, and science. He has won the Orion Book Award and has twice won the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award, the Galen Rowell Art of Adventure Award, and the Spirit of the West Award for his body of work. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Men's Journal, and Outside. He lives outside of Norwood, CO.

This event is made possible with support from Boulder Heritage Foundation, Escalante High School, and Utah Humanities.


Poetry & Nonfiction