TKE presents ONLINE | Nancy Takacs | Dearest Water

TKE presents award-winning poet Nancy Takacs for a conversation about her new collection of poetry, Dearest Water. Takacs will be in conversation with poet Kate Kingston. 

This free, virtual event will take place on Crowdcast and you must register here to participate.

About the book:

Nancy Takacs is a poet in love with places, desert areas once home to ancient seas in the Colorado Plateau in Utah, and bodies of water, like Lake Superior, and the ocean she knew as a child growing up in New Jersey. These are personal poems with sensuous images that link the past and the present with a variety of tastes, smells, and textures. This collection surprises, wakes us up, and at times, soothes us. It includes poems that find strength in women’s relationships, that express the need to keep women’s voices strong and resonant. Also concerned with drought and its effects on animals, plants, and humans in this time of climate change, species extinction, and political upheaval, these poems breathe compassion for the dire situations in our world, and our own desire for wildness, wilderness, questioning our human-centered lens. Deeply connected to the natural world, both in Utah where she lives full time, and in Wisconsin near Lake Superior, where Takacs spends summers, these poems voice a need to protect and nurture, within and without, all of our fragile landscapes.

Event date: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm
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Dearest Water By Nancy Takas Cover Image
ISBN: 9781952781094
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mayapple Press - February 4th, 2022

History of Grey By Kate Kingston Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781599484518
Published: Main Street Rag - February 22nd, 2014