Riverfront Readings with Denise Low and Susan Whitmore

Please join us for our December 4th Zoom reading featuring Denise Low and Susan Whitmore. To attend, please register for the reading here and you will be provided with the information needed to join the reading.

Denise Low, Kansas Poet Laureate 2007-09, is the winner of the Red Mountain Press Editor's Choice Award for Shadow Light. Other recent books are a memoir, The Turtle's Beating Heart: One Family's Story of Lenape Survival (U. of Nebraska Press) and A Casino Bestiary: Poems (Spartan Press). Jackalope (Red Mountain Press), fiction, was acclaimed by Pennyless (U.K.), American Book Review, and New Letters. She edited a selection of poems by William Stafford in an edition with essays by other poets and scholars, Kansas Poems of William Stafford (Woodley). Low is past board president of the Associated Writers and Writing Programs. She has won 3 Kansas Notable Book Awards and recognition from the Poetry Society of America, The Circle - Best Native American Books, Roberts Foundation, Lichtor Award, and NEH. Low has an MFA from Wichita State U. and Ph.D. from KU. She teaches for Baker University's School of Professional and Graduate Studies. She recently relocated to Sonoma County, California and lives on Tsuno Mountain. 

Susan Whitmore is the author of the recently released collection of poems, Life Inside the Body (Kelsay Books 2020). Her previous collections include Your House is Floating (Liquid Light Press 2013), The Melinda Poems (Pudding House Press 2004), The Invisible Woman (Singular Speech Press 1991) and The Sacrifices (Mellen Poetry Press 1990). Whitmore has a BA from Vassar and an MFA from Emerson.