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3/22/07 Poet at Weisman

Deborah Keenan
Thursday, March 22, 2007
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Free and open to the public!

Edelstein-Keller Minnesota Writer of Distinction Deborah Keenan reads from her work. Keenan is the author of six collections of poetry: Household Wounds, The Only Window That Counts, How We Missed Belgium (written with Jim Moore), One Angel Then, Happiness, and Good Heart, her newest. She is, with Roseann Lloyd, co-editor of Looking For Home: Women Writing About Exile, which won the American Book Award in 1991. Keenan has received two Bush Foundation Fellowships, an NEA Fellowship, and The Loft McKnight Poet of Distinction award. In 1994, 2000, and 2004 she was named professor of the year for teaching and service in the Graduate School of Liberal Studies (MALS & MFA programs) at Hamline University.

Read an excerpt of her work.

For further information, contact Terri Sutton at 612-626-1528 or sutt0063@umn.edu