Join Explorer X for an enthralling evening of listening to poems in the voices of Ernest Shackleton and the crew of the Endurance. Plan your own voyage to Antarctica and South Georgia Island with the team from Explorer X. After the reading, we will have a Q&A and book signing with the author.
Melinda Mueller was born in Helena, Montana. She earned a degree in Botany at the University of Washington and a Masters in Biology at Central Washington. Mueller’s most recent poetry collection, Mary’s Dust, was published by Entre Rios Books in 2018, and was a 2018 Washington State Book Award finalist. The After (a chapbook) was released by Entre Rios Books in October 2017. What the Ice Gets: Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 (2000, Van West & Company) received a 2001 Washington State Book Award and the American Library Notable Books Award for Poetry, in 2002. Melinda is on the science faculty at Seattle Academy of Arts & Sciences.