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Places to Go: On the life and work of Joanne Kyger

Still from Joanne Kyger’s film Descartes (1968)

In this talk Cedar Sigo will share elements of both his personal and working relationship with Joanne Kyger. He will read from her poetry and letters and also discuss their collaborative work in editing There You Are: Interviews, Journals & Ephemera (Wave Books 2017) Sigo will also read bits from his extensive critical work on Kyger and share images from a joint trip to Oaxaca, Mexico in 2014. The event will end with an open discussion of her work.

Sunday, May 29, 2022
11:00 am


Online via Zoom


Full closed captioning available for all Zoom events.

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Cedar Sigo

Cedar Sigo is a poet and member of the Suquamish Tribe. His most recent books are (poetry) All This Time and (lectures) Guard the Mysteries both published by Wave Books in 2021. He received a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artist's Award in 2022. He is the editor of There You Are: Interviews, Journals & Ephemera by Joanne Kyger. He was an advisory editor with Joy Harjo on When the Light of the World was Subdued Our Songs Came Through: An Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry. He teaches in the Low-Residency MFA program at The Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe.

Photo credit: Christopher Felver
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