Jane Satterfield's Writings
Terri Witek has kindly featured four of my poems and a statement of poetics for December 2011's Poet of the Month page on PoetryNet: "The War Years," "Meditation on a Line by Hafiz," "Save the Ta-Tas" (we've all seen those bumper stickers, haven't we?), and "The Rocky Road to Dublin." Hope you enjoy these!
from Collapse: A Fugue Fugue, Fugazi. . . I-Tunes party-shuffle means an easy slide through centuries, Troubador Ballads, Folk ‘n’ Hell, Sandy Denny’s “John the Gun” … a day’s music played & cycled back into rotation. Fugue—voiced, contrapuntal, when one part beginneth and the other singeth that which the first did sing. Fugue (It.), a running...
Studio 4, Vol 1
No writer is raised in isolation nor can we write of any personal experience without some resort to family, community, and history. This reality is wryly acknowledged in British poet Simon Armitage’s nonfiction collection, All Points North. Blending journalistic and literary writing, Armitage’s autobiographical writing distinguishes itself from plot-driven...
Jane Satterfield, the recipient of a 2007 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literature, is the author of two poetry collections: Assignation at Vanishing Point (Elixir, 2003) and Shepherdess with an Automatic (WWPH, 2000). Her poetry has been...
Causes Jane Satterfield Supports
Associated Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)
Association for Research on Mothering (ARM)
Jane’s Favorite Books
Jane Eyre, The English Patient, Mrs. Dalloway, Wuthering Heights, The Widening Spell of the Leaves