Poetry with Catherine Jagoe and Robin Chapman
Catherine Jagoe's first full-length poetry book, Bloodroot, explores this British-American poet's complex and evolving relationship with the concept of home. Bloodroot won the Settlement House American Poetry Prize, created to honor the importance of the immigrant legacy. The author is a translator, essayist and poet whose work has been featured on The Writer's Almanac and Wisconsin Public Radio's Wisconsin Life series.
Robin Chapman's ninth collection of poems is Six True Things, an account of her childhood growing up in the Manhattan Project town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Her work has appeared recently in Writer's Almanac, Ascent, Flyway, and Alaska Quarterly Review. She is also a painter, with work on view at Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters Steenbock Gallery, 1922 University Ave. Feb. 1-Mar. 18.