116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

Creative Writing: Poetry I

Session Chair: 
Genevieve Kaplan, Independent Scholar
Session 1: Friday 1:30 pm – 3 pm
Miller Hall 135


  1. Sandra Maresh Doe, Metropolitan State University of Denver
    The poet chases after the ghost of her deceased Great Uncle, artist Ray Boynton (1892-1951) for forty-three years.  Along the way and along the years, she writes poems. Poems, she believes, keep her alive.  
  2. Megan Spiegel, Western Washington University
    Megan Spiegel is a graduate of the multigenre MFA program at Western Washington University. Her poetry, prose, and collaborative works have appeared or are forthcoming in various journals, including Ghost Proposal, Sweet, and Fugue.
  3. Andrew Crook, Western Washington University
    Andrew Crook studies and teaches English at Western Washington University, where he is working towards his MFA in poetry. His work deals with family, science, action figures, and insects. His poems have appeared in journals like Sweet Tree Review, and are available on his blog: andrewalancrook.wordpress.com.
  4. Kami Westoff, Western Washington University
    Kami Westhoff teaches creative writing at Western Washington University, where she serves as faculty advisor for Jeopardy Magazine. Her chapbook, Sleepwalker, received the Minerva Rising Dare to Be Award and her collaborative chapbook, Your Body a Bullet, was published by Unsolicited Press. Her prose has appeared in journals including Meridian, Carve, Third Coast, West Branch, Hippocampus and Waxwing.
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