Mary Moore Easter is the featured poet in Wisdom Ways’ Fall 2018 catalog.  Here, find her poem Terra Cotta Crown from The Body of the World.

Mary will be reading from The Body of the World, her newest book and a finalist for the 2017 Prairie Schooner Book Prize, on Thursday, September 27, 7:00 – 8:00 pm.  Learn more.


Pushcart Prize-nominated Mary Moore Easter’s The Body of the World was a finalist for the 2017 Prairie Schooner Book Prize. A Cave Canem Fellow, her work has been published in many journals and anthologies, including Blues Vision: African American Writing from Minnesota, and her chapbook Walking from Origins. Her honors include a Bush Artist Fellowship, multiple McKnight Artist Fellowhips, The Loft Creative Non-Fiction Award, and Ragdale and Anderson Center residencies. She founded and directed Carleton College’s Dance Program and co-mentored the Givens Black Writers Program (2015-17).