Jesse Lee Kercheval was born in France, raised in Florida, and has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1987.
From the time poet Robin Chapman was eight she has written poetry, returning to it in 1980 in Wisconsin with the commitment to meet with her writing groups weekly, including in her poems topics of daily life, nature, child language, and
Max Garland is the author of The Word We Used for It, winner of the 2017-18 Brittingham Poetry Prize.
Ronald Wallace is Felix Pollak Professor of Poetry and Halls-Bascom Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Kimberly Blaeser is a poet, photographer, and scholar.
Mixed media artist Anne Kingsbury has managed Woodland Pattern Book Center since 1979. The Center is a community-based, nonprofit literary arts center dedicated to contemporary literature and the arts.
Ellen Kort was Wisconsin's first Poet Laureate, serving from 2000-2004. She was the author of 11 books and 8 collections of poetry.
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