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Kansas City, MO
Alarie Tennille (alariepoet.com) was born and raised in Portsmouth, Virginia, and graduated from the University of Virginia in the first class admitting women. She still misses the ocean, but loves the writing community she’s found in Kansas City. Alarie serves on the Emeritus Board of The Writers Place. Alarie is the author of a poetry collection, Running Counterclockwise (Aldrich Press, 2014) and of a chapbook, Spiraling into Control. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including The Whirlybird Anthology of Kansas City Writers, Margie, Poetry East, Coal City Review, English Journal, Wild Goose Poetry Review, I-70 Review, and Southern Women’s Review.
St. Louis, MO
Professional awards include broadcast television Emmys, the International Film and Television Festival of New York, Silver and Bronze Telly Awards for corporate productions, international and national prizes including International Association of Business Communicators’ Gold and Bronze Quills, a Saint Louis Advertising Federation Addy, Platinum and Gold Auroras, Pen Daltons, international Flame and Axiem awards, and other prestigious honors. University of Missouri—St. Louis Department of English Prize for Poetry, 1995. University of Missouri—St. Louis Department of English Prize for Fiction, 1996. Missouri Writers’ Week Award for Poetry, 1995. Member, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society.