Hamline News

Alum Book of Poetry Published

Norita Dittberner-Jax 375

Crossing the Waters, a new collection of poems by Norita Dittberner-Jax, MFA '13, has just been published by Nodin Press.  

The publication reading & reception is on Sunday, September 17 at 2 p.m. at the Virginia Street Church, 170 Virginia Street (one block east of W.A. Frost). Everyone is invited! 


More upcoming book events:
Wednesday, October 4, 7 p.m. Magers & Quinn, 31st and Hennepin
Wednesday, Oct 4, 7 p.m., Magers & Quinn (w. Sharon Chmielarz)
Monday, November 13, 7 p.m. Commom Good Books (w Michael Dennis Browne and Cypher Garden) 
November 30, 4 p.m., Coffman Union Bookstore (with Michael Dennis Browne) 
Thursday, Dec 7, 7 p.m., Subtext, downtown St. Paul w. Margot Galt
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 7:30, University Club, reading w. other readers

Norita Dittberner-Jax (MFA '13) has published four collections of poetry, including Stopping For Breath from Nodin Press. Her fifth collection, Crossing The Water, was published by Nodin Press in September 2017. Norita has won numerous awards and fellowships, among them several nominations for the Pushcart. One of the poetry editors for Red Bird Chapbooks, Norita lives with her husband in Lilydale, Minnesota on the banks of the Mississippi River.