About Margaret Rozga

Margaret (Peggy) Rozga is a poet, playwright and English professor at University of Wisconsin Waukesha. Her book, Two Hundred Nights and One Day, received a 2009 bronze medal Independent Publishers Book Award. Her play, March On Milwaukee, about the Milwaukee fair housing marches has seen full productions and concert readings. She blogs about poetry and social justice issues.

Though I Haven’t Been to Baghdad

This first day of National Poetry Month, we share a letter from Milwaukee poet Margaret Rozga, whose son was deployed to Afghanistan and wounded there. The poems in her forthcoming poetry collection, Though I Haven’t Been to Baghdad, concern her emotional response to her son’s active duty, the impact of the many stories she heard … Continue reading

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