This week we welcom Tami Haaland as our guest author. Tami is the author of two books of poetry, Breath in Every Room and When We Wake in the Night. She is a graduate of the Bennington Writing Seminars and a professor of English at Montana State University Billings. She has been teaching creative writing at Montana Women’s Prison since 2008 and she coordinates a writing-in-the-schools program for Arts Without Boundaries. Haaland has received an Innovation Award from the Montana Arts Council as well as awards and grants from Humanities Montana. Her work has recently been featured on American Life in Poetry.
In other news . . .Save the date: September 19, 2013, 7:00 pm. Celebrate the launch of the Best American Poetry 2013 at the New School, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY. Free. With Series Editor David Lehman and Guest Editor Denise Duhamel and an all star line up of contributors: Kim Addonizio,John Hennessy,Anna Maria Hong, Major Jackson, Lawrence Joseph, Noelle Kocot,Dorothea Lasky, Dorianne Laux, Amy Lawless, Amy Lemmon, Anthony Madrid, Sally Wen Mao,Vijay Seshadri, Mitch Sisskind, Stephanie Strickland, Wendy Xu.