Aug. 30: Monday Monologues live: The Night We Landed on the Moon | Debra Marquart reads her essays

Aug 05, 2021 · Susan Gent

Monday Monologues is a University Library-hosted performance series that spotlights Iowa State student and faculty voices. The fall series starts with a live performance by Debra Marquart, Iowa's poet laureate.   Future Events will feature The Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success, Climate Change Theatre Action and choral music. Live performances are on the steps in front of Parks Library; virtual conversations will be livestreamed via the Library YouTube channel.   

 Take a break at noon to listen and enjoy these performers as they speak to us in the current moment. Subscribe to the Library YouTube channel and click the bell to get notified when we’re live. Performances may contain adult language and themes.  

August 30| Noon, LIVE: On the steps in front of Parks Library   

Debra Marquart reads from The Night We Landed on the Moon: Essays Between Exile & Belonging.  

Marquart is a Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Iowa State University. She teaches in the Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing and Environment and serves as Iowa’s Poet Laureate and the Senior Editor of Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment.  Marquart is the author of seven books. Her most recent book, The Night We Landed on the Moon: Essays Between Exile & Belonging, was published in 2021, and her poetry collection, Gratitude with Dogs Under Stars: New & Collected Poems is forthcoming in 2022 from New Rivers Press.