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Ren Powell

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Ren (Katherine) Powell is a poet and teaching artist. She is a native Californian, settled on the west coast of Norway.

Ren has been a member of The Norwegian Author's Union since 2005, and has published five full-length collections of poetry (and more than two dozen books of translations) with traditional publishing houses. Her sixth collection is forthcoming in 2016.

Her poetry collections have been purchased by the Norwegian Arts Council for national library distribution, and her poems have been translated and published in six languages.

Ren runs the podcast series THIS CHOICE.
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Dear Richard

That you should quote Dylan Thomas! Last night I watched Set Fire to the Stars. In it, Thomas says something about liking humanity more when it sleeps. I don’t know if he really said that, but I’ve been thinking about it since then: before bed last night, on this morning’s run.


It’s too late now to recall anything I might have thought while sleeping.


“The world is too round now, too...

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""With this, her fifth poetic volume, Powell has reached new maturity and new depth and has produced an innovative and sensitive tribute to an extraordinary woman." - Alice-Catherine Carls, University of Tennessee at Martin

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