Catalog Number: 20200320
Kim Shuck is San Francisco's seventh Poet Laureate and the first from a recognized Native Nation. Shuck, a citizen of Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, takes on the disappearance of native women in the United States in her poetry book, Murdered Missing, winner of the 2019 PEN Oakland Censorship Award. During her reading at Haskell Indian Nations University, she opens up about her own daughter's disappearance, and how her book came to be. She also reads from the book that just won the Northern California Golden Poppy Book Award for Poetry in 2020, Deer Trails: San Francisco Poet Laureate Series No. 7, that celebrates her city. She also shares poems from her "Early Day" Series about an offensive statue, recorded at the San Francisco Public Library. Her upcoming chapbook, Whose Water, is due out in 2020. Visit our audio archives to listen to a show with Kim Shuck reading from the anthology from BkMk Press called The World is One Place: Native American Poets Visit the Middle East.
Our "Classics Series" continues as we go "Back to the Writing Well" to hear from writers of place, including the late Pat Conroy. Famous for his novels about the south, with several made into movies such as ...
Kansas City Literary Events
To order an individual issue of New Letters magazine, please call 816-235-1169 or visit our online store here.