Contributor Bios

Pattiann Rogers

Pattiann Rogers has published eleven books, most recently "Firekeeper, Expanded and Revised Edition" (Milkweed, 2005). Her poems have appeared in "Best Spiritual Writing" in 1999, 2000, 2001, and in many anthologies and textbooks. In May, 2000, she was in residency at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Study and Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy. She has taught at the University of Texas, the University of Montana, Washington University of St. Louis, and Mercer University as the Ferrol Sams Distinguished Writer-in-Residence. She was associate professor and taught in the MFA Creative Writing Program during the spring semesters, 1993 to 1997, at the University of Arkansas. She is currently on the faculty of the low residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR.