R198. Development of Community-Based Creative Writing Programs in the Inland Northwest
Thursday, February 27, 2014
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Tami Haaland is the author of When We Wake in the Night. She is a graduate of Bennington Writing Seminars and a professor at MSU Billings. She teaches at Montana Women’s Prison and coordinates a writing-in-the-schools program for Arts Without Boundaries. She is Montana’s poet laureate.
Danell Jones’s poetry, fiction, and reviews have appeared in various publications. Winner of the Jovanovich prize for poetry, she was a finalist for the Breadloaf Poetry Prize and the PEN/Nelson Algren in Fiction. She is the author of The Virginia Woolf Writers’ Workshop.
Dave Caserio, recipient of a Fellowship in Poetry award from the New York State Foundation of the Arts and a member of the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau, conducts writing workshops for cancer survivors and produces multi-media poetry events. His CD of poetry is Wisdom For A Dance In The Street.
Amelia M. McDanel is an MFA candidate at Antioch University Los Angeles. She teaches poetry to children and facilitates a writing group for veteran women. A six-year veteran of the US Navy, she is also the Commander of American Legion Post 117 in Billings, Montana.
Ashley K. Warren graduated from the Stonecoast MFA Program and writes fiction and poetry. She won first prize for fiction in Concordia College’s Annual Literary Contest. She teaches creative writing at Montana State University Billings.