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A Conversation with Poet Connie Voisine

Connie Voisine is the author of three full-length collections of poetry, Cathedral of the North, which won the 1999 AWP Prize in Poetry, Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and 2015’s Calle Florista. Her most recent chapbook, And God Created Women was published in 2018, and later this year, she will release a book-length poem set in Belfast, Northern Ireland titled The Bower. Voisine teaches in the creative writing program at New Mexico State University and she will be reading Friday, February 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Spark Central as part of the EWU Visiting Writers Series.

Chris Maccini previously worked at SPR as Morning Edition host and producing arts and special programming such as The Bookshelf, Poetry Moment, Northwest Arts Review, special features and more.