Jan Steckel: Poet & Pediatrician, 06/03/18

We’re excited to announce that renowned poet, activist, and Zeitgeist Press author Jan Steckel will lead a workshop on Thursday, May 31 and will give a reading on Sunday, June 3!

Jan Steckel is a Harvard-Yale trained pediatrician (retired) will be reading her poetry in Las Vegas!  Her book of poems, The Horizontal Poet (Zeitgeist), won the Lambda Literary Award for 2011. Her chapbook the Underwater Hospital won a Rainbow Award in 2011 and her Mixing Tracks won the Gertrude Press Fiction Chapbook Award in 2009. Jan also worked in the Peace Corps in Latin America, as evidenced by some of her moving poems. Her work is direct, uncompromising, lyrical, and filled with moving moments of intimacy, love and loss.

To prep for her reading, Bruce Isaacson will lead a workshop on the poetry of this activist for bisexual and disability rights, poet, writer, and editor on May 12th at 12:30 pm at Pearson Center!