Paisley Rekdal is a poet. Her latest book "Imaginary Vessels" has been praised by the L A Times as her breakout book. Rekdal is also a recent recipient of the Amy Lowell Poetry Traveling Scholarship, where the recipient must spend a year abroad.
Along with her latest book, Rekdal is also the author of a book of essays, a hybrid-genre photo-text memoir and four books of poetry one of which was a finalist for the 2013 Kingsley Tufts Prize, the Balcones Prize and winner of the UNT Rilke Prize.
Aired April 2, 2017