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June Sawyers

June Sawyers has published more than 25 books. Her work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, New City, San Francisco Chronicle, and Stagebill. She teaches at the Newberry Library and is the founder of the arts group, the Phantom Collective.

Poem: The Voice

June Sawyers wrote this poem—as a way to record her experience— after listening to a musician named Andrew perform in Printers Row. It came out of nowhereAt first we barely noticedAnd then, a pauseWaitWho is that?We just had to stop…

Essay: True West

One Sunday afternoon a number of years ago I found a finger puppet lying outside Maclean House, the former dormitory (now apartments) named in honor of the late Norman Maclean, who was a popular English professor at the University of…

Thus Spake Utah

    Towards the end of the plague year we learned that someone somehow transported a ten-foot high silvery metal object to a remote canyon in the Utah desert drilling through layers and layers of red rock there it stands,…

Poem: Life in the Time of Corona

A Saturday morning in March All is quiet Except for a few cars on the street And the occasional person Head held low against a blustery wind Just the eerie sound of a dog barking In the distance The new normal In…

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