Join SubText Books in the store on Thursday, July 26th at 7:00 PM for a night of poetry! Janet Jerve (Excavation), Kathleen Weihe (Unless You Count Birds), and Tracy Youngblom (One Bird a Day) will read and discuss their work. Book signing to follow!
Janet Jerve’s first book of poetry, Excavation, was published by North Star Press in 2013. Her poems have appeared in many literary journals including Poetry East, Water~Stone Review, and Emprise Review. Her work can also be found in A Ghost at Heart’s Edge, an anthology published by North Atlantic Books and Beloved on the Earth, The Heart of All That Is, and Amethyst and Agate: Poems of Lake Superior, all published by Holy Cow! Press. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband.
Kathleen Weihe recently retired from teaching English at Anoka-Ramsey Community College. She has received a Loft-McKnight Award, a fellowship from the Minnesota State Arts Board, and participated in the Loft’s Mentor Series. She has an MFA from Hamline, lives with her family in Minneapolis, and is the author of a book of poetry, Unless You Count Birds.
Tracy Youngblom has published three collections of poetry: Driving to Heaven (2010), Growing Big (2013), and One Bird a Day (2018). Her individual poems, stories, and essays have been published in journals such as Wallace Stevens Journal, Shenandoah, New York Quarterly, Cortland Review, Great River Review, Big Muddy, QU Literary Magazine, Ruminate, and other places. She is a two-time Pushcart nominee and has been showcased in anthologies such as In a Fine Frenzy: Poets Respond to Shakespeare. She teaches English at Anoka-Ramsey Community College and works privately with adult writing students.