BA, 1981, Iowa State University; MFA, 1985, Iowa Writers' Workshop. Book: Rooms, Which Were People (Ohio State UP). Publications: Crazyhorse; Hotel Amerika; The Sun; Ploughshares; Southern Poetry Review. Online: Center for Humans and Nature blog; featherproof press mini-book. Radio: Eight Forty-Eight program; WBEZ Chicago Matters Series. Anthologized work: City of the Big Shoulders: An Anthology of Poems about Chicago (U of Iowa Press); City Creatures: Animal Encounters in the Chicago Wilderness (U of Chicago Press). Awards: The Helen Hooven Santmyer Fund Poetry Award; Illinois Arts Council Awards in Fiction and Poetry.

Current Interests

Photography. Text and image.

I am working on a project informed by my experiences at wild horse sanctuaries.


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