Join us for the launch of The Hardy Tree by poet Linda Bierds at 7pm on Saturday October 5th!
Linda Bierds’ tenth book of poetry, The Hardy Tree, was published by Copper Canyon Press in 2019. Her poems have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Smithsonian, and Poetry.
In addition to being awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, Bierds has received the PEN/West Poetry Prize, the Washington State Book Award, the Consuelo Ford Award from the Poetry Society of America, four Pushcart Prizes, the Virginia Quarterly Review’s Emily Clark Balch Poetry Prize, and fellowships from the Ingram Merrill Foundation, the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and twice from the National Endowment for the Arts.
She is the Grace Pollock Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Washington in Seattle and lives on Bainbridge Island.