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Donna Isaac and Janna Knittel poetry reading

  • SubText Books 6 West 5th Street Saint Paul, MN, 55102 United States (map)

Join us in the store on Wednesday, June 20th at 7pm for a poetry reading with Donna Isaac and Janna Knittel! Isaac will read from her first full collection of poetry, "Footfalls," and Knittel will read from her chapbook, "Fish & Wild Life." Book signing to follow!

Teacher and poet, Donna Isaac holds degrees from James Madison University, Virginia; the University of Minnesota; and Hamline University and has published a collection of poetry entitled "Footfalls" (Pocahontas Press); and two chapbooks, "Tommy" (Red Dragonfly Press) and "Holy Comforter" (Red Bird Chapbooks). Her poetry has also appeared in various literary magazines, including Crosswinds Poetry Journal, the Martin Lake Journal, and The Saint Paul Almanac. 

Janna Knittel is a poet from the Pacific Northwest who now lives in Minnesota. She earned her MFA from the University of Minnesota. She has recently published in Cold Mountain ReviewNEAT MagazineNice Cage, and Whale Road Review and on and Red Bird Chapbook’s Weekly Read. She was a finalist for the 2017 New Women's Voices Series chapbook competition from Finishing Line Press and for the  2016 Rita Dove Poetry Award from the Center for Women Writers. Her chapbook Fish & Wild Life was published by Finishing Line Press in May and she is working on a full-length poetry manuscript titled Real Work.


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