Alison Hawthorne Deming, Suzanne S. Rancourt + Anne Haven McDonnell




Aug 23 2021


5 PT / 6 MT / 7 CT / 8 ET
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Reading Series: Alison Hawthorne Deming, Suzanne S. Rancourt + Anne Haven McDonnell

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Join us for’s seventh reading in our online Reading Series.

Join us for the next dynamic reading and Q+A in the Reading Series. Moderated by poetry editor Derek Sheffield, with Zoom hosting provided by the University of Arizona, this reading features award-winning essayists and poets Alison Hawthorne Deming, Anne Haven McDonnell, and Suzanne S. Rancourt.

Alison Hawthorne Deming, recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship among other awards, is retired Regents Professor at the University of Arizona. Her new nonfiction book A Woven World: On Fashion, Fishermen, and the Sardine Dress will be out from Counterpoint in August. Her most recent books are the poetry collection Stairway to Heaven and the essay collection Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit. Read poetry, essays, Letters to America, an interview, and more by Alison Hawthorne Deming in

Suzanne S. Rancourt is of Abenaki/Huron descent. Her debut collection of poems, Billboard in the Clouds won the Native Writers’ Circle of the Americas First Book Award. murmurs at the gate was published in 2019 and Old Stones, New Roads was published in 2021. An aikido and Iaido practitioner, Suzanne holds graduate degrees in psychology and creative writing, and is a multimodal Expressive Arts therapist. She is a USMC and Army veteran. Read poetry by Suzanne S. Rancourt appearing in

Anne Haven McDonnell lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico and teaches as associate professor in English and creative writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Her poetry has been published in Orion, The Georgia Review, Narrative Magazine, Nimrod Journal,, and elsewhere. Her poems won the fifth annual poetry prize, second place in Narrative Magazine’s 12th Annual Poetry Contest, and second place for the Gingko international ecopoetry prize. Her chapbook Living with Wolves was published with Split Rock Press in fall 2020. Her full-length manuscript has been a finalist for the Levis Poetry Prize, the Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize, and the Hopper Poetry Prize. Anne has been a writer-in-residence and at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest and the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology. Read poetry by Anne Haven McDonnell in

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