Michigan Writers Series

Poet Margo LaGattuta

February 25, 2000

Margo LaGattuta


Margo LaGattuta. MFA, has five published collections of poetry: Embracing the Fall (Plain View Press), The Dream Givers (Lake Shore Publishing), Noedgelines (Earhart Press), Diversion Road (State Street Press), and The Heart Before the Course (. She is Midwest Editor for Plain View Press in Austin, Texas, where she has edited six new anthologies: Variations on the Ordinary, Almost Touching, Wind Eyes, Up from the Soles of Our Feet, At the Edge of Mirror Lake and Beyond the Lines. A two-time winner of the Midwest Poetry Award and a National Federation of State Poetry Societies Founders Award, she has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for her work in small press publishing. She publishes a column in Phenomenews and is Associate Editor for Suburban Lifestyles, where she writes a column, articles and theater reviews (Meadowbrook Theatre). She teaches writing at UM-Flint and Oakland Community College and hosts a radio program "Art in the Air" on WPON radio (AM 1460). Her poetry is featured in a 1999 national literary anthology, Everywhere is Someplace Else, and her essays in a new creative non-fiction journal, PENinsula. She is currently working on a new writing process book, Writing like a River, as well as a new book of poems, Bears Are Taught to Use Cameras.

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