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File #: 42654    Version: 1 Name: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Rita Mae Reese, "On the Problems of Empathy".
Type: Presentation Status: Accepted
File created: 6/8/2016 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 6/21/2016 Final action: 6/21/2016
Enactment date: 6/23/2016 Enactment #:
Title: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Rita Mae Reese, "On the Problems of Empathy". Introduced by Madison's Poet Laureate, Oscar Mireles
Attachments: 1. On the Problems of Empathy.pdf

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Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Rita Mae Reese, "On the Problems of Empathy".  Introduced by Madison's Poet Laureate, Oscar Mireles

 

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Rita Mae Reese is a recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, a Stegner fellowship in fiction, a “Discovery”/The Nation award, and a Pamaunok Poetry Prize, among other awards. Her second book, The Book of Hulga, was selected by Denise Duhamel for the Felix Pollak Prize in 2016. She is a co-director of literary arts at the Arts & Literature Laboratory in Madison, Wisconsin. Visit her at www.ritamaereese.com