I am pleased to report that my poem “My One Wild and Precious Life” has been named the winner of this year’s John Franklin Award. I am equally honored and humbled by both the nomination and the
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This southern-born, northern-bred Michigan-to-Tennessee-to-Michigan poet has published three haiku chapbooks to date, as well as two poetry chapbooks. Her poems have been exhibited on the walls of the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center and featured on the pages of the now defunct Canadian-based arts blog The Space Between. Two of Amy’s poems appear in the Civil War-related anthology Filtered Through Time. Her latest chapbook, Bathroom Poems, promises fun while you flush.
CURRENTLY READING: All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, by Rebecca Traister; Milk and Honey, by Rupi Kaur; What Truth Sounds Like: RFK, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America, by Michael Eric Dyson