Rasma Haidri

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet

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 & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Anthologies:
Kuiper: et rugeanlegg (Kuiper, 2007)
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Fresh Water: Women Writing on the Great Lakes (Michigan State University Press, 2006)
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The Writing Group Book (Chicago Review Press, 2003)
Book:
International Focus (Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 2007)

Poetry

Anthologies:
Polterguests (Main Street Rag, 2016)
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Veils, Halos & Shackles (Kasva Press, 2016)
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All We Can Hold (Sage Hill Press, 2015)
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Southern Poetry Anthology (Texas Review Press, 2013)
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Eating Her Wedding Dress (Ragged Sky Press, 2009)
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Not a Muse (Haven Books, 2009)
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The Book of Hopes and Dreams (Bluechrome Publishing, 2006)
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Family Matters (Bottom Dog Press, 2005)
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Only the Sea Keeps (Bayeux Arts, 2005)
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Waking Up American (Seal Press, 2005)
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Mercy of Tides: Poems for a Beach House (Salt Marsh Pottery Press, 2003)
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Essential Love (Grayson Books, 2000)
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The Pocket Poetry Parenting Guide (Pudding House Publications, 1999)
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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American, Norwegian American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English, French, Norwegian
Raised in: 
TN
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Last update: Sep 13, 2016