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Overland Park, KS
My new novel, A Great Fullness, is forthcoming from Aqueous Books in 2014. Currently at work on a memoir about my late son Francis and our experience as a military family during the past decade of American war. Excerpts appear in Rathalla Review (Fall 2013), The Whirlybird Anthology of Kansas City Writers (2012), and New Plains Review (Spring 2014). When I'm not writing, I serve as the Director of Development for the Sierra Club's Kansas Chapter.
Jeff Tigchelaar stays home with the kids. His poems appear or forthcome in or on The Laurel Review, Pleiades, CutBank, Handsome, Fugue, LIT, The Offending Adam, Phoebe, Heavy Feather Review, Sand, Garbanzo, The Southeast Review, Best New Poets 2011, Court Green, North American Review, burntdistrict, Hobart, Prole, Grist, Gertrude, Rhino, Tar River Poetry, Sport Literate, Coal City Review, Flyway, Fjords, Juked, Controlled Burn, I-70 Review, Aethlon, el Paper, Thrush Poetry Journal, The 22, Verse Daily, Atlanta Review, The Wallace Stevens Journal, West Wind Review, decomP, and elsewhere. His poem 'One Way of Looking at Thirteen Blackbirds' was microreviewed on cellpoems.org.
Shawnee Mission, KS
Wyatt Townley is the Poet Laureate of Kansas. Her work has been nominated for The Pushcart Prize, read by Garrison Keillor on NPR, featured by Ted Kooser in his "American Life in Poetry" column, and published in journals ranging from The Paris Review to Newsweek. She won a Master Artist Fellowship from the Kansas Arts Commission to complete her latest book of poems, The Afterlives of Trees, a Kansas Notable Book and winner of the Nelson Poetry Book Award. The confluence of poetry and poetry-in-motion has shaped Wyatt’s life. Formerly a dancer, she has taught yoga for over thirty years and is the founder of Yoganetics®, a therapeutic system practiced in ten countries. HarperCollins published her book on the method, deemed an “Editor’s Choice” by Yoga Journal.