The Wisconsin Academy is honored to welcome Madeline Grace Martin and Angela Trudell Vasquez, Madison’s Poet Laureate, for an afternoon of poetry and reflection at the James Watrous Gallery.
Poetry & Pi(e) 2024 will be held in Eau Claire in partnership with Chippewa Valley Writers Guild and the L.E.
Join Mary Burns, Madeline Grace Martin, and Wisconsin Academy staff to celebrate the exhibitions Women and Water: Woven Portraits from Around the World and Of Words and Trees: A Collaboration with My Father at the James Watrous Gallery.
On Tuesday, March 14, 2023 poetry fans joined us in the Promenade Lounge at Overture Center for the Arts for a rare opportunity to hear readings from the incoming and outgoing Wisconsin Poets Laureate, while enjoying scrumptious pie on Pi Day.
To the age of hands and animals laying open the fields,is as far back as I know my family. From a languagethat is my heritage, from a language I cannot readis the marriage record in our family Heilige Schrift.
quantum bits:the either/and/or
particles of beinginstantly transmitted
across space—attraction’s valences
revealed onlywhen observed
When we turn the earthin our yard for garden,the last tenant’s burials
emerge as bones.Let us say some wordsfor every creature that breathed
The red edge of morning, like a razor,slits the dark. No more excuses. TodayI will be sharpened. I will be moremyself as I would be. No espaliered
She starved herselfthinking about grace.How difficult it was
to be nothingbut flesh: prickly, contrarious,pretending to get by
Wisconsin People & Ideas, the Wisconsin Academy’s magazine of contemporary Wisconsin thought and culture, presents a Wisconsin Book Festival reading featuring the winners of the statewide 2020 Fiction & Poetry Contests, hosted by editor Ja
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