November 13, 2022, 4:00 – 5:00 PM CST

One Book, One ND Event featuring author Kimberly L. Becker

FREE EVENT. Minot-based poet, Kimberly L. Becker, will share from her latest poetry collection, Bringing Back the Fire. The title poem was first published in North Dakota Quarterly and is inspired by a traditional Cherokee story.

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Virtual

This is a 4-week virtual lecture series using the Zoom platform. A series of four lectures about Norse Mythology over a four-week period.

About the Event

FREE ONLINE EVENT with Author Kimberly L. Becker

November 13th, 4-5pm CDT


Author Kimberly L. Becker

Of mixed descent, including Cherokee, Kimberly L. Becker is author of five poetry collections: Words Facing East and The Dividings (WordTech Editions), The Bed Book and Bringing Back the Fire (Spuyten Duyvil), and Flight (MadHat Press). Her poems appear widely in journals and anthologies, including Indigenous Message on Water; Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence; and Tending the Fire: Native Voices and Portraits. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart. She has received grants from Maryland, New Jersey, and North Carolina, and has been awarded residencies at Hambidge, Weymouth, and Wildacres. Kimberly has read at Busboys and Poets, The National Museum of the American Indian (Washington, DC), Split This Rock, and Wordfest. She has served as mentor for PEN America's Prison Writing and AWP's Writer to Writer programs. She currently lives in North Dakota, but calls the mountains of North Carolina home. www.kimberlylbecker.com


Bringing Back the Fire: An Evening of Poetry

Minot-based poet, Kimberly L. Becker, will share from her latest poetry collection, Bringing Back the Fire. The title poem was first published in North Dakota Quarterly and is inspired by a traditional Cherokee story.


Moderator Shadd Piehl

A fifth-generation North Dakotan and an associate poet laureate for the state, Shadd Piehl’s poetry has appeared in the anthologies, Between Earth and Sky: Contemporary Cowboy Poets, Maverick Western Verse, Brushstrokes and Balladeers, and the magazines Aluminum Canoe, Pemmican, Red Weather, Dry Crik Review, and others. He has been a featured poet multiple times at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, NV. A private investigator and adjunct English instructor at Bismarck State College, Shadd lives along Crown Butte Creek in the Heart River valley west of Mandan with his family.


One Book, One ND events are sponsored by the Paris Family Foundation and Prairie Public 


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FREE EVENT. Minot-based poet, Kimberly L. Becker, will share from her latest poetry collection, Bringing Back the Fire. The title poem was first published in North Dakota Quarterly and is inspired by a traditional Cherokee story.

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