Rock Canyon Poets present Natasha Saje

Mar 10, 2020, 6:30 pm

Join Rock Canyon Poets for an electric evening with Natasha Sajé in Pioneer Book!

Natasha Sajé’s first book of poems, Red Under the Skin(Pittsburgh, 1994), was chosen from over 900 manuscripts to win the Agnes Lynch Starrett prize, and was later awarded the Towson State Prize in Literature. Her second collection of poems, Bend,was published by Tupelo Press in 2004 and awarded the Utah Book Award in Poetry. Her third book of poems, Vivarium,was published by Tupelo Press in 2014 and won the 15 Bytes Award. Her book of essays about poetry, Windows and Doors: A Poet Reads Literary Theory, was published by the University of Michigan press also in 2014. Terroir: Essays on Otherness, a book of personal essays, is forthcoming from Trinity University Press in 2020.

Sajé was born in Munich, Germany, in 1955 and grew up in New York City and Northern New Jersey. She earned a B.A. from the University of Virginia, an M.A. from Johns Hopkins, and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland at College Park, for a study titled, "'Artful Artlessness': Reading the Coquette in the Novel, 1724-1913." Sajé has been teaching in the low residency Vermont College MFA in Writing Program since 1996, and is a professor of English at Westminster College in Salt Lake City, where she directs the Weeks Poetry Series.

This event is supported by Rock Canyon Poets and Utah Humanities.

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