On 3/7/23, Hunter hosted this program as part of the Distinguished Writer Series.
Laura Kasischke is the author of nine collections of poetry and seven novels. Kasischke was awarded the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry for Space, In Chains. Her work has received the Juniper Prize, the Alice Fay di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America, the Pushcart Prize, the Elmer Holmes Bobst Award for Emerging Writers, the Beatrice Hawley Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her novels have been translated into twelve languages, and three have been made into feature films, most recently White Bird in a Blizzard. She is the recipient of two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 2005 she was The Frost Place poet in residence and in 2009, she was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Creative Arts, Poetry. She lives in Chelsea, Michigan, with her son and teaches in the University of Michigan MFA program in Ann Arbor. Her long-awaited book Where Now: New and Selected Poems was published in 2017.
Watch the program below.