Wyatt Townley Book Launch: Rewriting The Body

Former Kansas poet laureate Wyatt Townley launches her new book of poems, Rewriting the Body.

Copies will be available for sale and signing after the reading.

ABOUT THE BOOK: The body is a poem we rewrite with every breath. Wyatt Townley, who in her dual life has taught yoga for decades, explores the body as place—as home—leading us from room to room, from trauma to revelation.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Wyatt Townley is the fourth Poet Laureate of Kansas. Her work has been read on NPR, featured in American Life in Poetry, and published in venues ranging from The Paris Review to Newsweek. Rewriting the Body is her fourth book of poems, the first in seven years.

Event date: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
Raven Book Store
6 E 7th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
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ISBN: 9781622882168
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days. Please note that sometimes a book is available on our website but not currently on the store shelves.
Published: Stephen F. Austin University Press - October 15th, 2018

The body is a poem we are writing with every breath, says Townley, who in her dual life has taught yoga for decades.