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DATE: Thursday  9/27/2012

TIME: Noon to 1:00 p.m.

PLACE: University of Houston-Victoria, Alcorn Auditorium (UW 204)

Paisley Rekdal


SPEAKER: Paisley Rekdal

Rekdal is an award-winning author of poetry and essays who often explores the topic of biracialism. She has written four books of poetry, Animal Eye, The Invention of the Kaleidoscope, Six Girls Without Pants and A Crash of Rhinos, and two collections of essays, Intimate: A Hybrid Memoir and The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee. Rekdal is an associate professor of English at the University of Utah. She has won numerous awards, including the Amy Lowell Travelling Fellowship, a Pushcart Prize, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Fulbright Fellowship and many more.


Animal Eye (2012)

Intimate: An American Family Photo Album (2012)

The Invention of the Kaleidoscope (2007)

Six Girls without Pants (2002)

The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee (2000)

A Crash of Rhinos (2000)

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