First Friday Poetry featuring Sarah Kortemeier (Ganbatte) and Tyler Meier
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Sarah Kortemeier reads from her debut collection, Ganbatte, winner of the Felix Pollak Prize from the University of Wisconsin Press.

Her poems "range across multiple continents and languages, querying what it means to experience history as a traveler."

Tyler Meier, Executive Director of the University of Arizona Poetry Center, also reads.

Sarah Kortemeier’s work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, Sentence, Fairy Tale Review, and The Feminist Wire, among others. She is the recipient of the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry for her debut poetry collection, Ganbatte. Sarah holds an MFA in Poetry and an MA in Library and Information Science, both from The University of Arizona. She currently serves as Library Director at The University of Arizona Poetry Center, and she lives in Tucson with her husband, two dogs, and lots of light. 

Tyler Meier is the Poetry Center's Executive Director. Prior to coming to the Poetry Center, he served as managing editor at The Kenyon Review and co-director of the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop. His poetry and nonfiction have appeared in At LengthAGNI (online), Indiana Review, Laurel ReviewBat City ReviewjubilatPoetry, Washington SquareThermosForklift, Ohio,, and elsewhere.

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ISBN: 9780299325145
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - November 12th, 2019