Tuesdays with Writers
Tuesday May 6th, 7pm
at the South Mill
48th and Prescott, Lincoln

Grace Bauer, Michelle Menting, and Laura Madeline Wiseman !!

Michelle Menting grew up in the Northwoods of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan and now lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, where she teaches English 254 at UNL . Her work appears in Boxcar Poetry Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Diagram, and other literary journals. She is happy to now live in a place that actually experiences the season of spring.

Grace Bauer was born and raised in Pennsylvania, but has lived in New Orleans, Montana, Virginia, and Massachusetts. Bauer earned a BA in journalism from Temple University and an MFA in poetry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Her full-length collections of poetry include The Women at The Well (1996), Beholding Eye (2006), and Retreats and Recognitions (2007).Her work has been published in numerous anthologies and journals including Arts & Letters, the Colorado Review, Poetry, Rattle, and the Southern Poetry Review. Her awards include an Academy of American Poets Prize, Individual Artist’s Grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the Nebraska Arts Council, and fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center.
Bauer is currently a senior book prize reader for Prairie Schooner and the coordinator of creative writing at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, where she has been teaching since 1994. 

Laura Madeline Wiseman is the author of Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience (Lavender Ink, 2014),Queen of the Platform (Anaphora Literary Press, 2013), Sprung (San Francisco Bay Press, 2012), and the collaborative book Intimates and Fools(Les Femmes Folles Books, 2014) with artist Sally Deskins, as well as two letterpress books, and eight chapbooks, including Spindrift(Dancing Girl Press, 2014). She is also the editor of Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence(Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013).
She has a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in English and a M.A. from the University of Arizona in women's studies.


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