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2013 Book Festival Author
Laurie MacDiarmid

Laurie MacDiarmid's poetry often explores themes of identity and relations and is noted for its precise and adept use of language. Float, her chapbook of poems published by Finishing Line Press (2003), examines the challenges and rewards of motherhood. Consolation Prize, her most recent collection of poems, was the 2011 Georgetown Review Press Poetry Manuscript Contest Winner.

MacDiarmid's poetry has appeared in a wide variety of literary magazines, including Mochila Review, Carolina Quarterly, Pennsylvania Review, and Gulf Coast. She is a Professor of English and Writer in Residence at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin.

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