Poetry Reading With Art Goodtimes, Judyth Hill And Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer

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Art Goodtimes: Poet, weekly newspaper columnist. and Rainbow Family elder, Art Goodtimes of Norwood weaves non-traditional coil baskets, grows 25+ varieties of organic heirloom potatoes and is serving his 5 th term in Telluride as Colorado’s only Green Party county commissioner. Poet-in- residence of the Telluride Mushroom Festival since 1981 (www.telluridemushroomfest.org), founder and director of various Talking Gourds poetry events since 1989 (talkinggourds.weebly.com), poetry editor for the national mycological magazine Fungi (www.fungimag.com) and co-editor of an on-line poetry zine (sagegreenjournal.org), Art served as the first Poet Laureate of Colorado’s Western Slope (2011-13) and his most recent book is Looking South to Lone Cone: the Cloud Acre Poems (Western Eye Press, Sedona AZ, 2013).

Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer’s poetry has appeared in O Magazine, Rattle, in back alleys, on A Prairie Home Companion and on river rocks around town. Her poems have been described as “a deep oasis for all who seek to experience the sacred in every moment.” In 2015, she was appointed Poet Laureate of Colorado’s Western Slope and used the position to launch “Heard of Poets,” an interactive poetry map of Western Colorado poets. She directed the Telluride Writers Guild for 10 years and now co-directs the Talking Gourds Poetry Club. She’s a speaker for TEDx and inspirational keynotes. Since 2006, she’s written a poem a day. She and her husband live with their children in Placerville. www.wordwoman.com

Judyth Hill, poet, author, editor, writing teacher, lives in the magnificent ponderosa and aspen covered mountains of Northern Colorado. Educated at Sarah Lawrence College; she studied with poets Robert Bly and Galway Kinnell, and Deep Ecologist, Dolores Lachapelle, and is the recipient of grants from the Witter Bynner Poetry Foundation, and New Mexico Endowment for the Humanities.

She served as Literary Projects Director for New Mexico Office of Cultural Affairs, and is the current President of PEN International in San Miguel. Judyth conducts poetry workshops at writing conferences internationally, is an annual Poet-in-Residence at schools in the United States, offers writing classes online at www.judythhill.com, and on-going classes in San Miguel. She leads WildWriting Culinary Adventures around the world, www.eat-write-travel.com.

Her nine published books of poetry include Men Need Space; Dazzling Wobble and Tzimzum. Her newest book, Love Called Me Here, is forthcoming in 2015. She is the author of the internationally acclaimed poem, Wage Peace, published around the world; set to music, performed and recorded by national choirs and orchestras.

Judyth was described by the St. Helena Examiner as, "Energy with skin”, and by the Denver Post as, “A tigress with a pen”.
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