Poetry

Women's Words on April 21, 2013 featured Charmaine Donovan, reading two poems from her Northeastern Minnesota Book Award-winning publication Tumbled Dry: "Equine Appetite" and "Cat Burglar."

Women's Words: April 21, 2013: Charmaine Donovan

Women's Words on April 7, 2013 featured Sharon Chmielarz, reading three poems: "Table," "Tomatoes," and "Burning."

Women's Words: April 7, 2013: Sharon Chmielarz

Women's Words on March 31, 2013 featured Charmaine Donovan, reading two poems from her Northeastern Minnesota Book Award-winning publication Tumbled Dry: "Tumbled Dry" and "Alan on the Lam."

Women's Words: March 31, 2013: Charmaine Donovan

Women's Words on March 17, 2013 featured Ruth Schmidt-Baeumler reading five short poems: "Big Red," "Catch and Release," "Stop and Listen," "Shirts," and "Without Walls."

Women's Words: March 17, 2013: Ruth Schmidt-Baeumler

Women's Words on March 3, 2013 featured Kat Mandeville, reading two poems, "Skipping to Middle Chapters for Graphic Description" and "Island Ghazal."

Women's Words: March 3, 2013: Kat Mandeville

Kat Mandeville studied at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, then at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and now studies philosophy at the European Graduate School in Switzerland. In Duluth she spends her time reading, writing, waiting tables, and occasionally performing.

Women's Words on February 24, 2013 featured Christine Madeline Holm, reading two poems, "The Last Black Eye" and "Ursa Major."

Women's Words, February 24, 2013: Christine Madeline Holm

Women's Words on February 10, 2013 featured Jill Hinners of Duluth reading two poems, "Forgive Me" and "Waiting for the Northern Lights."

Women's Words: February 10, 2013: Jill Hinners

Women's Words on January 27, 2013 featured Amy Lee, a UMD graduate student reading two poems, "Feeding the Hungry," and "Voices, Crazling, Rattling."

Women's Words: January 27, 2013: Amy Lee

Women's Words on January 6, 2013 featured Jill Hinners of Duluth reading two poems, "Interrupted" and "Outliving."

Women's Words: January 6, 2013: Jill Hinners

Women's Words on December 30, 2012 featured Deborah Cooper, Duluth's Poet Laureate, reading two poems, "This Twilight," and "In Poetry Class at the Jail, Derek Talks about the Moon."

Women's Words: December 30, 2012: Deborah Cooper

Women's Words on December 23, 2012 featured Deborah Cooper, Duluth's Poet Laureate, reading three poems, "In Winter," "Collecting Light," and "Let This Poem Be."

Women's Words: December 23, 2012: Deborah Cooper

Women's Words on December 9, 2012 featured Micky McGilligan, a writer from Two Harbors reading an excerpt of "The Kindness of Rangers," from her online travelogue Last Chance to Travel with Charlie.

Women's Words: December 9, 2012: Micky McGilligan

Women's Words on December 2, 2012 again featured Sheila Packa, a former Duluth poet laureate, who read two poems, "Red Clover, " and "The Cost."

Women's Words: December 2, 2012: Sheila Packa

Sheila Packa writes about northern Minnesota. She was Duluth's Poet Laureate 2010-2012, and she teaches writing at Lake Superior College. See her website and blog about poetry process at www.sheilapacka.com

Women's Words on November 25, 2012 featured Sheila Packa, a former Duluth poet laureate, who read three poems, "Vermillion Trail, " "Not Forgotten," and "Fox, No Longer Hidden."

Women's Words: November 25, 2012: Sheila Packa

Sheila Packa writes about northern Minnesota. She was Duluth's Poet Laureate 2010-2012, and she teaches writing at Lake Superior College. See her website and blog about poetry process at www.sheilapacka.com

Women's Words on November 18, 2012 again featured Amy Jo Swing of Duluth, this time reading a chapter called "Lollypop, Lollypop" from her middle grade novel-in-progress called Mo the Mouse and the Train of Words.

Women's Words: November 18, 2012: Amy Jo Swing

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