Liz Minette


27 Lincoln Lane
Esko, MN 55733

Author's Bio

Liz Minette lives in northern Minnesota, the ancestral and contemporary lands of the Anishinaabe and Dakota.  She's been writing poetry for a while.

Some recents for Liz and her poems are participating in a juried master class with poet Felicia Zamora for Tucson Festival of Books, 2021 ~ reading and participating at Houston Poetry Fest 2017 and 2018, Houston, Texas ~ workshopping, writing and reading with Winter Tangerine at Poets House in New York City, 2018 ~ being published in numerous lit journals such as Abbey, Blue Collar Review, The Thunderbird Review (which is published out of Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College just down the street where Liz lives) ~ other journals:  Gargoyle, Chiron Review, Abbey, Nerve Cowboy, Caveat Lector, Calyx - A Journal of Arts & Literature by Women, Poetry Victims, Main Channel Voices, once published out of Winona, Minnesota where Liz went to college.

Liz works at a community access television station in Duluth, Minnesota and dj's for The Women's Music Program and Saturday Afternoon Blues on KUMD radio in Duluth.

Publications & Prizes

Houston Poetry Fest (Houston Poetry Festival, 2018)
Houston Poetry Fest (Houston Poetry Festival, 2017)
Pressure Press Presents (GOSS183::CASA MENENDEZ, 2014)
Migrations - Poetry & Prose for Life's Transitions (Wildwood Press, 2011)
What Light: a poetry anthology from (, 2007)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Delta Eddy, Rachel McKibbens, Danez Smith, Joy Harjo, Tommy Pico, Alice Walker, Hanif Abdurraqib, Morgan Parker, Carmen Maria Machado, Toni Morrison, Natalie Diaz, Natalie Goldberg
What I'm reading now: 
Innervisions by Elizabeth Sophia Strauss, African American Poetry - 250 Years of Struggle & Song by Kevin Young, editor, Earth Democracy by Vandana Shiva

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Duluth, MN
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Esko, MN
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Last update: Feb 14, 2023