Monday, July 12, 2010

New anthology features nine Wyoming poets

Nine Wyoming poets are featured in New Poets of the American West, an anthology of poets from eleven Western states. They are:

Constance Brewer, Gillette
Patricia Frolander, Sundance
H.L. Hix, Laramie
Bo Moore, Green River
Kate Northrop, Laramie
Tom Rea, Casper
David Romtvedt, Buffalo
Robert Roripaugh, Laramie
Dawn Senior-Trask, Saratoga

They join poets from ten other Western states. They include Alberto Rios and Leslie Marmon Silko from Arizona, Dana Gioia and Kim Addonizio from California, Idaho's Margaret Aho and Robert Wrigley, Montana poets Sandra Alcosser and Melissa Kwasny, Adrian C. Louis and Stephen Liu from Nevada, Jimmy Santiago Baca and Joy Harjo of New Mexico, Colorado's Mary Crow and Bill Tremblay, Utah's David Lee and Paisley Rekdal, Lawson Inada and Kim Stafford from Oregon, and Sherman Alexie and Carolyne Wright of Washington.
The book is edited by Lowell Jaeger and published by Many Voices Press at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Montana.
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