Monthly Archives: October 2015

Seeding and Rooting the Writing Life: An Interview with Mary Swander

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Mary Swander is Iowa’s poet laureate, a distinguished professor at Iowa State University, and the recipient of numerous awards, including grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is the author of the memoirs The Desert Pilgrim and Out … Continue reading

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Women Writers to Watch: Christie Grimes

Celebrating the success of a fellow teacher-writer and colleague from a long-ago master’s program. I knew this woman as a super teacher and a gritty-in-a-good-way fiction writer, and now it turns out she’s a poet too, with a chapbook of … Continue reading

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