Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A Poetry Reading and a Movement Workshop: Wiseman and Mitchell to Present at the 2014 IWC Creative Writing Conference

Laura Madeline Wiseman and Poets will present "Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Violence Anthology Reading"

Laura Madeline Wiseman is the author of more than a dozen books and chapbooks, which most recently include:  American Galactic (Martian Lit Books, 2014), Some Fatal Effects of Curiosity and Disobedience (Lavender Ink, 2014), the collaborative book Intimates and Fools (Les Femmes Folles Books, 2014), and Queen of the Platform (Anaphora Literary Press, 2013).  She is also the editor of Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013). She holds a doctorate from the University of Nebraska and has received an Academy of American Poets Award, a Mari Sandoz/Prairie Schooner Award, a Will P. Jupiter Award, a Susan Atefact Peckham Fellowship, a Louise Van Sickle Fellowship, several Pushcart Prize nominations, and grants from the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, the Focus for the Arts, the Center for the Great Plains Studies, and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation. 
For more about this author, please see:

To see her read her work, click here:


Katherine Mitchell will present "Encouraging the Unexpected: Choreography for Writers"

Katherine Mitchell holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her poetry appears in 2River View. She teaches Movement for Writers at Washington University in St. Louis. Katherine has taught the Alexander Technique, a form of movement re-education, for over twenty years and has an undergraduate degree in choreography and writing.

Additional information about Mitchell and the Alexander Technique is available as follows:
For an example of application of her work in a children’s workshop setting, see this video:

A complete schedule, registration, and other information about the 2014 IWC Creative Writing Conference may be viewed at:

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