Kansas City Poets to Read at Truman

Poets Maryfrances Wagner and Greg Field will be on the Truman campus for a joint reading at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Del and Norma Robison Planetarium.
This reading is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Department of English and Linguistics as part of the for.WORDS Reading Series.
Field is also a drummer, presently with the improvisational group River Cow Orchestra, an artist, whose paintings are featured in several private collections, a chemist and a network administrator. His poetry has appeared in many journals, including New Letters, Laurel Review and Karamu. His book, “The Longest Breath,” was a Thorpe Menn Finalist. He co-edits the I-70 Review. His latest book is “Black Heart,” with Mammoth Press.
Maryfrances Wagner’s books include “Salvatore’s Daughter,” “Red Silk,” winner of the Thorpe Menn Book Award, “Light Subtracts Itself,” “Dioramas” and “Pouf.” Her poems have appeared in literary magazines, anthologies and textbooks, including “Unsettling America: An Anthology of Contemporary Multicultural Poetry” and “The Dream Book, an Anthology of Writings by Italian-American Women,” winner of the American Book Award. She is co-editor of I-70 Review and co-edited the Whirlybird Anthology of Greater Kansas City Writers.

Maryfrances Wagner and Greg Field
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