Anne Walker, Ph.D., assistant professor of english at HNU had her poem, “To Red Rock Beach” published in the literary journal, MARY: A Journal of New Writing.
Anne Walker’s poetry has won Eisner Prizes at UC Berkeley and Canada Council Arts Grants, among other honors. She completed doctoral work at UC Berkeley and is an assistant professor at Holy Names University in Oakland, California. These 100-word prose poems concentrate attention on the precision of image, narrative, and language.
An interactive art performance based on the poetry Anne Walker was presented at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center in February 2018. The poems reflect on landscape and bodies and the memories rooted there. The performance, "beating heart of the track" was designed by Dawn Trook and included readings by Walker, images-in-motion by Trook, spontaneous music by Devi Jimenez, visual art and performance assistance by Tonya López-Craig, and was documented by photographer Misha Bruk.