Poetry Reading “A Jewish Poet Encounters World Religion”

In United States of Americaby

28Feb2016

From 10:00am until 11:30am

At Kol Ami Synagogue, 2425 Heritage Way, Salt Lake City

University of Utah

Congregant Jackie Osherow, the author of seven collections of poetry, most recently Ultimatum from Paradise, is the recipient of numerous awards, prizes, and grants. Her poems have appeared in a wide range of journals and anthologies, including The Paris Review, The New Yorker, The Norton Anthology of Jewish-American Literature, and The Best American Poetry. Jackie will read from her latest series of poems in which she attempts to understand religion as a unifying influence which connects believers of different faiths to one another. Jackie will also share the influence of her own religion on her poetry.

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