Photo by Tommy Chandler
Paisley Rekdal is the author of a book of essays, The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee
(Pantheon, 2000; Vintage, 2002), and three books of poetry. Her work has received a Village Voice Writers on the Verge Award, a Fulbright Fellowship, and the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Fellowship. Her poems and essays have been featured in The New York Times Magazine
, NPR, and Nerve
, and in many literary journals.
Her book Animal Eye
is currently a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts award in poetry. She teaches at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
NewsPoet: Paisley Rekdal writes the day in verse at NPR
Reviews of Paisley Rekdal's Intimate: An American Family Photo Album