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2012 Book Festival Author
Sarah Busse

Author Biography

Sarah Busse is a flirt, a feminist and a restless heart, as well as co-editor of the poetry magazine Verse Wisconsin, Cowfeather Press, and the 2013 Wisconsin Poets' Calendar. One of the current Poets Laureate of Madison, Wisconsin, she is a contributing scholar to the Mezzo Cammin Women Poets Timeline project, and the author of two chapbooks: Quiver (Red Dragonfly Press, 2009) and Given These Magics (Finishing Line Press, 2010). Her first full-length collection will be published by Mayapple Press in 2012. Her poetry has appeared in a wide variety of journals and received the WFOP Chapbook Prize, as well as a Pushcart Prize, in 2011. She received her MFA in 2003 from the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her two children are enrolled in the Madison Public Schools and she currently co-chairs the bake sales at their elementary school. She continues to search for a good recipe for pear pie and the missing Monopoly game pieces presumably hiding under the couch in the family room.

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