Montana Public Radio

'A River Is' By Jory Mickelson

Dec 8, 2020

This week for Honor, Hope and Healing Week, listen to host Lauren Korn read "A River Is," by Jory Mickelson.

Jory Mickelson
Credit Jim Ollet

Jory Mickelson's first book, Wilderness//Kingdom was the inaugural winner of the Evergreen Award Tour from Floating Bridge Press and won the 2020 High Plains Book Award in Poetry. His work has appeared in Court Green, Painted Bride Quarterly, Jubilat, The Rumpus and other journals. He is the recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize and fellowships from the Lambda Literary Foundation and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico. You can find more of his work at