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Inquiry – The Power of Poetry featuring Gunilla Kester

Swedish-born Gunilla Theander Kester is an award-winning poet and author of If I Were More Like Myself (The Writer’s Den, 2015). Her two poetry chapbooks, Mysteries I-XXIII (2011) and Time of Sand and Teeth (2009), were published by Finishing Line Press. She was co-editor of The Empty Chair: Love and Loss in the Wake of Flight 3407 (2010), and The Still Empty Chair: More Writings Inspired by Flight 3407 (2011).

Dr. Kester has published numerous poems in Swedish anthologies and magazines, including Bonniers Litterära Magasin, Sweden’s most prestigious literary magazine. A Fulbright Scholar, she authored a study entitled Writing the Subject: Bildung and the African American Text (New York: Peter Lang, 1995, 2nd ed. 1997), and has published many articles in academic journals and anthologies.


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