Poet will read from her work Feb. 14

Poet Amy Ratto Parks will read from her work Thursday, Feb. 14, at Ripon College. The presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Lane Library. It is free and open to the public.

She will read from her Kirkus-starred mosaic novel Radial Bloom. Books will be available for cash purchase and author signing.

Ratto Parks is the author of How to Remember the World, Song of Days, Torn and Mended, and Bread and Water Body, winner of the Merriam Frontier Chapbook Prize. Her poems have appeared in Mid-American Review, Interim, Mikrokosmos, The Mississippi Review, Court Green and Barrow Street, among others.

She has worked as a reporter, freelance writer and online writing course designer, and as an editor of Writer’s Digest, Fiction Writer and Cutbank. She currently teaches at the University of Montana.

An interview with the writer can be heard here.

The reading is sponsored by Ripon College’s Visiting Writers Series and the Schang Family Visiting Writer Fund.


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