Faculty reading from the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing's "Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference"
Introduction by Kathleen Winter
March 3-6, 2011
ASU, Tempe campus
Connie Voisine is the author of Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream, published by University of Chicago Press in 2008, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. Her first book, Cathedral of the North, won the Associated Writing Program's Award in Poetry and was published by University of Pittsburgh Press. She has had poems published in Poetry Magazine, The Georgia Review, Ploughshares, Black Warrior Review, The Threepenny Review, and elsewhere. Her work has won a Joseph Campbell Award and was recently featured at The Lab at Belmar, a museum show pairing prehistoric stone tools with poems. She has been a fellow at Breadloaf, a visiting writer at several universities and colleges, and taught at the Taos Writing Conference. Educated at Yale University, University of California at Irvine, and University of Utah, Voisine directs the creative writing program at New Mexico State University and also coordinates La Sociedad para las Artes, its outreach organization.