Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer at the Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch
Oct 6, 2017, 7:00 pm
Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer will share and discuss her work as part of the Cliff Notes Writing Conference at Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch.
Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer’s poetry has appeared in O Magazine, TEDx, in back alleys, on A Prairie Home Companion and on river rocks around town. Her poems have been described as “a deep oasis for all who seek to experience the sacred in every moment.” In 2015, she was appointed Poet Laureate of Colorado’s Western Slope and used the position to launch “Heard of Poets,” an interactive poetry map of Western Colorado poets. She directed the Telluride Writers Guild for 10 years and now co-directs the Talking Gourds Poetry Club. She’s won the Fischer Prize, Rattle’s Ekphrastic Challenge (twice), the Dwell Press Solstice Prize, the Writer’s Studio Literary Contest (twice), was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award, and has been nominated three times for a Pushcart Prize. Since 2006, she’s written a poem a day. Favorite themes in her 10 collections of poetry include parenting, gardening, the natural world, love, thriving/failure and daily life. She’s performed and taught poetry for Think 360, Craig Hospital, Ah Haa School for the Arts, Weehawken Arts, Camp Coca Cola, meditation retreats, 12-step recovery programs, hospice, Deepak Chopra, and many other organizations. She earned her MA in English Language & Linguistics at UW-Madison. www.wordwoman.com
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