6:30pm, Open to the public!
Mark Turcotte (Turtle Mountain Chippewa) is author of four poetry collections, including The Feathered Heart and Exploding Chippewas. His poems and stories have appeared in POETRY, Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, North American Review, The Missouri Review, Prairie Schooner and the recent anthology, Stray Dogs. His work was included in the Poetry Society’s Poetry In Motion project, as well as the Poetry Foundation/NEA recitation program, Poetry Out Loud. He has been the recipient of a Lannan Foundation Grant, two Literary Fellowships from the Wisconsin Arts Board, and a Josephine Gates Kelly Memorial Fellowship from Wordcraft Circle. He was the 2008/09 Visiting Native Writer at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, and served as Visiting Writer-In-Residence for Spring 2014 at the Center For The Writing Arts at Northwestern University. Since 2009 he has been a Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at DePaul University.
This program is FREE and open to the public
Sponsored by the Milwaukee Native American Literary Cooperative, which includes Marquette University, UW-Milwaukee, Woodland Pattern Book Center, Indian Community School, and Special Collections, UWM Libraries