Poet Laureate Amie Whittemore
Our guest on this episode of Open Stacks is Lecturer in the Department of English and General Education English Program Coordinator, 2020 Academy of American Poets Poet Laureate Fellow, and the 2020 Poet Laureate of Murfreesboro, Tennessee Amie Whittemore. Amie is the author of Glass Harvest published by Autumn House Press, the Reviews Editor at Southern Indiana Review, and the 2019/2020 General Education English Outstanding Instructor. She holds a BA from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Lewis & Clark College, and a Master of Fine Arts from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Gettysburg Review, Blackbird, The Missouri Review Poem of the Week, Cold Mountain Review, and many other places. She is also the winner or finalist of many prestigious poetry awards.Books, articles, and authors mentionedAmie's websiteGlass HarvestBrigit Kelly Elizabeth BishopJim MorrisonMusic: "Turn You Inside Out" by R.E.M. This constitutes a fair use of any copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US copyright law.