'Verse Like Water' to feature Minn. poet who researched prairie women
BRAINERD — Verse Like Water, the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College, will present Athena Kildegaard on Monday, March 27, in the Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd campus.
Kildegaard is a Minnesota poet and director of the Honors Program at the University of Minnesota-Morris. With funding from the Minnesota State Arts Board, she spent many hours researching and reading about women whose lives were lived on the Minnesota prairie. Then she wrote a book called Prairie Midden, which is a series of imaginings about these women from the past, present and future.
Hear more about the project and excerpts from her book at the presentation. The event scheduled for noon is free and open to the public.
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