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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Amy Ratto-Parks

University of Montana
Missoula, MT
Amy Ratto Parks (MFA, MA) is the author of the “Bread and Water Body” (2004). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming from The Mississippi Review, Mid-American Review, The South Dakota Review, and Barrow Street among others. She is a former editor of Writer’s Digest, Fiction Writer Magazine, and Cutbank literary journal. She is the Composition Coordinator at the University of Montana, where she mentors writers and teachers of writing. Her research into metacognition and liberatory teaching aims to help students find, preserve, and speak from a sense of personal agency.