Rasma Haidri


Author's Bio

Writer, reader, educator, photographer. I am interested in themes of identity and place, especially as caused by mixing cultures. My other major interest is spiritual writing and the use of writing in guided meditation.

Publications and Prizes

International Focus
(Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 2007)
All We Can Hold
(Sage Hill Press, 2015)
, Eating Her Wedding Dress
(Ragged Sky Press, 2009)
, Essential Love
(Grayson Books, 2000)
, Family Matters
(Bottom Dog Press, 2005)
, Fresh Water: Women Writing on the Great Lakes
(Michigan State University Press, 2006)
, Kuiper: et rugeanlegg
(Kuiper, 2007)
, Mercy of Tides: Poems for a Beach House
(Salt Marsh Pottery Press, 2003)
, Not a Muse
(Haven Books, 2009)
, Only the Sea Keeps
(Bayeux Arts, 2005)
, Polterguests
(Main Street Rag, 2016)
, Southern Poetry Anthology
(Texas Review Press, 2013)
, The Book of Hopes and Dreams
(Bluechrome Publishing, 2006)
, The Pocket Poetry Parenting Guide
(Pudding House Publications, 1999)
, The Writing Group Book
(Chicago Review Press, 2003)
, Veils, Halos & Shackles
(Kasva Press, 2016)
, Waking Up American
(Seal Press, 2005)
Adanna, Earth's Daughters, Fine Madness, Fish Stories, Lullwater Review, Nimrod, Passages North, Prairie Schooner, Sycamore Review
Prizes Won: 
Barry Hannah Fiction Prize, finalist Mandy Poetry Prize Southern Women Writers Association emerging writer award in creative non-fiction Elinore Benedict Poetry Prize, finalist Lotus Bloom Poetry Prize Wisconsin Academy of Arts, Letters & Sciences Poetry Award Western Michigan University's Writers Conference Fiction Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Winter Numbers by Marilyn Hacker

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Asian American, Norwegian American
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Fluent in: 
English, French, Norwegian
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Last updated: Sep 13, 2016