May 14, 2021 / Creative Writing
Jeanne Murray Walker reminisces about her father, her school, and how she learned subversion.
Jeanne Murray Walker is the prize-winning author of nine volumes of poetry including, most recently, Pilgrim, You Find the Path by Walking. Her poetry and essays have been published in Poetry, Image, American Poetry Review, Georgia Review, Christian Century, and Best American Poetry; collected in Helping the Morning from WordFarm; and presented in a permanent exhibition at Philadelphia’s Comcast Center. She has received fellowships from the Pew Foundation, NEA, and Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, as well as sixteen nominations for the Pushcart Prize. A mentor in the Seattle Pacific University MFA program, Walker also taught for forty years at the University of Delaware.