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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Madelon Sprengnether

Madelon Sprengnether is a poet, memoirist and literary critic, who teaches creative writing in the Department of English at the University of Minnesota. She is the author of two books of poetry, The Normal Heart and The Angel of Duluth, two memoirs, Rivers, Stories, Houses, Dreams, and Crying at the Movies and a co-edited collection of travel essays by women, The House on Via Gombito, in addition to numerous works of literary criticism. She has just published two new books: Great River Road: Memoir and Memory (New Rivers Press) and Near Solstice: Prose Poems (Holy Cow! Press). She is the recipient of awards from the Loft Literary Center, the Bush Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.