Happy April, everyone!
You could have the opportunity to work with poet and University of Vermont professor Angela Patten at the Conference on Poetry and Teaching (June 24-28, 2012) this summer. Read Ms. Patten’s bio here:
Angela Patten is author of two poetry collections, Reliquaries and Still Listening , both published by Salmon Poetry, Ireland. Her poems have appeared in anthologies that include Cudovista Usta (Marvellous Mouth), Drustvo Apokalipsa (Slovenia); The White Page/An Bhileog Bhan: Twentieth-Century Irish Women Poets; and The Breath of Parted Lips II. Her work has also been published in literary journals such as Poetry Ireland, Calyx Journal, The Literary Review, Prairie Schooner, Michigan Quarterly Review. In 2007 she was Poet-in-Residence at Stranmillis University College-Queens in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Angela has been awarded grants for poetry from the Vermont Arts Council and the Vermont Arts Endowment. A native of Dublin, Ireland, she now lives in Burlington, Vermont, with her husband, poet Daniel Lusk. She teaches poetry and creative writing at the University of Vermont.