80 Psaltery & Lyre: Deja Earley, “And I Remember He's My Father”

She has received honors in several writing contests, including the 2008 Joan Johnson Award in poetry,and the 2004-2005 Parley A. and Ruth J. Christensen Award. She was awarded first place in the 2011 Eugene England Memorial Personal Essay Contest, and she had several poems included in Fire in the Pasture. Deja Earley’s poems, fiction, and essays have previously appeared or are forthcoming in journals like  Arts and Letters ,  Borderlands , and  Utne Reader. She completed a PhD in English and Creative Writing at the University of Southern Mississippi and she now lives in Tucson, Arizona.

KA/PO, 'KA/PO In Concert'

  1. can do with their collection, from the North Indian sitar, Martin's first instrument — she studied with a student of famed sitarist Ravi Shankar — to O'Tuama's tin whistles and spoons and the second bowed psaltery that allows the couple to play
  2. Click on it and at the beginning of the post, you'll see the following quote, from King Nebuchadnezzar: “ everyman that shall hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, shall fall down and
  3. Rick grew up in Wartburg and played trombone and sang in the choir, so learning to play a bowed psaltery wasn't that much of a leap. He explained it's not played like a guitar or violin where a musician uses his fingers on the strings. "Your finger is