Sarah Rose Nordgren

Sarah Rose Nordgren is a writer, teacher, and activist. She is the author of four books of poetry and prose, including, most recently, Feathers: A Bird Hat Wearer’s Journal, which earned the Essay Press Book Prize and was called “a one-of-a-kind book that raises great insights into flesh and forms of theory and poetry” by judge Ronaldo Wilson, as well as the poetry collections Darwin’s Mother and Best Bones, and the prose chapbook The Creation Museum. Her poems and essays have appeared in American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, and Narrative, and have been featured by PBS NewshourThe Slowdown podcast, Poetry Daily, and elsewhere. Nordgren lives in her hometown of Durham, North Carolina where she teaches poetry, serves as Emerging Poet Feature editor for 32 Poems, and is the Founding Director of the School for Living Futures, an experimental, interdisciplinary organization dedicated to creating new knowledge and possibility for our climate-changed future.

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