Tracey Ludvik


3637 N. 20th Pl.
Sheboygan, WI 53083

Author's Bio

My poetry appears in nine anthologies by Outrider Press, one anthology by the Driftless Writing Center and an anthology by Water’s Edge Press. You can also find my poetry in the following literary journals: Rosebud, Prism (OSU), Mistry Guild, MUSH (UWMC), and Volga River Review (UIU).  Find my poetry in the 2019 DNR Great Waters calendar and the 2011 Wisconsin Fellowship of  Poets calendar. Currently, I'm working to publish my first poetry collection.  I have a B.A in English Lit and a M.A. majoring in social change and social research. I have taught as an adjunct professor in Oregon and Wisconsin.

Publications & Prizes

Loon Magic & Other Night Sounds (Outrider Press, 2019)
The Stars (Outrider Press, 2018)
The Moon (Outrider Press, 2017)
Home (Outrider Press, 2016)
Embers & Flames (Outrider Press, 2015)
The Mountain (Outrider Press, 2014)
Music in the Air (Outrider Press, 2013)
A Kiss Is Still A Kiss (Outrider Press, 2001)
Earth Beneath, Sky Beyond (Outrider Press, 2000)
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2nd place Provost's Literery Contest, Oregon State University

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Diane Ackerman, Laura Esquivel, MLK, Jr., Carl Jung, W.E.B. DuBois Poets: Jimmy Santiago Baca, Kim Blaeser, Li-Young Lee, Norma Farber, Louise Gluck, Pablo Neruda, June Jordon, Langston Hughs, Short story writer Patti Cavaliere Non-fiction: Esther Harding: Woman's Mysteries
What I'm reading now: 
songs for discharming by denise sweet, year of reversible loss by norma farber, night flying woman by ignatia broker

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Born in: 
Ladysmith, WI
Raised in: 
Wausau, WI
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Last update: Aug 21, 2021