Carol Ann Russell recently received an Artist Fellowship from the Region 2 Arts Council.  The fellowship recognizes Russell's lifelong achievements in poetry and will financially support her efforts to publish a fifth volume of poetry - a retrospective including poems from earlier in her life alongside new works.  In addition to the four books of her own poetry, Russell's work has been included in many literary magazines including Ploughshares, Poetry Northwest, Portland Review, Montana Review, and Visions International.  Her poems have bee

Erin Marsh is a poet whose soon-to-be released poetry compilation is titled Disability Isn't Sexy.  She stopped by the station to talk about her poetry and living with a disability.  Erin will read selections from her manuscript at 7pm this evening at Anytime Fitness in Bemidji as part of the Watermark Art Center's First City Poetry Reads program.   Click on the the link to learn more about Erin and hear her read some of her poems! 

The Verse Like Water program started by Central Lakes College instructor Jeff Johnson has been bringing world class American poets to the Brainerd Lakes region for the past five years.  U.S.