Late to posting this great article describing the work of several Minnesotans in bringing art to individuals in memory care settings. Check out COMPAS’ Artful Aging Program and Alzheimer’s Poetry Project-Minnesota to learn more about my work with poetry and older adults.
Come hear creative nonfiction written by poets! As part of my 2016 Minnesota State Arts Board Fellowship in prose, I’ll be reading with fellow poets/CNF writers Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, Paula Cisewski, and Heid Erdrich at Moon Palace Books in Minneapolis. Wednesday, December 6th at 7:00 P.M.
I’m so excited to read with poet Lauren Haldeman at Magers and Quinn Bookstore, 7:00 PM, August 11, 2017. Event details here: https://secure.magersandquinn.com/index.php?main_page=event
Please join me for the launch of Sweet Velocity (Lost Roads Press), with guest poets Ellen Hincliffe, Michael Kleber-Diggs, and Miré Regulus at Moon Palace Books, Thursday, June 15th, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
You can find me in conversation with writer and fellow MPWW instructor Amy Fladeboe on her Write On Radio Show, Tuesday April 18th, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tune in here: http://kfai.org/writeonradio
I’m looking forward to visiting Amy Fladeboe’s creative writing class and reading with poet Su Smallen at Century College, Monday April 24th. Link here: https://www.century.edu/events/2017-4-24%E2%80%93rachel-moritz-su-smallen-poetry-reading
I’ll be teaching an introductory poetry workshop at Cambridge Library from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 11th. More info. here: https://ecrlib.org/2017/04/04/poetry-workshop-at-cambridge-public-library/
Looking forward to these. Will I see you there?
- April 20th, Rural American Writer’s Center, Plainview, MN
- May 3rd: Intermezzo Reading Series, Tucson, AZ
- July 12th: Prairie Lights Bookstore, Iowa City, IA: Reading with poet John Koethe
- September 14th: Beacon Bards Series, Seattle, WA
- October 14: Banfille-Locke Center for the Arts, Fridley MN
My new chapbook, Many forms in water, is available from above/ground press, 2014.
A fifth chapbook, How Absence, is forthcoming from MIEL Press in April 2015.