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Theresa Broemmer Theresa Broemmer lives in mid-western Illinois with her husband and two children. She has a masters degree in education, and she spent five years in the early childhood field before deciding to stay at home with her children and concentrate on a writing career.
She writes poetry, children's stories, and adult drama. She hopes to break into the traditional world of publishing someday, but for now she is happy with every little writing success she achieves.
Sally Calhoun Sally Hanson Calhoun, who passed away on November 6,was a practicing clinical psychologist and professor of psychology to graduate students. Honors and an A.
She published at least 63 writings, including some placed in anthologies. Her writings include poems, short stories, and scholarly articles. She has won numerous awards for her creative writing, and for many years was active with the North Shore Creative Writers, as well as in the Illinois State Poetry Society.
Cantrall Margarete Cantrall April 8, October 19, was born in Aurora, IL, and never lived so far from Chicago that she couldn't get there to see a play. She graduated from Northern Illinois University B.
During the school year, she was state champion in extemporaneous speaking and debate. She designed the gifted program for the school, and sponsored a book club and student literary magazine. Sandi Caplan Sandi Caplan's past history includes acting on the stage. She received her equity card at 35, at Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago.
She is looking to have it produced this year. She moved to Highland Park nine years age. She feels fortunate to live in a creative community. She started at the Art Center, two years ago, and loves doing portraits. Poetry has become an important part of her life. With Highland Park poetry with Jennifer Dotson, her poem "Reflect" was in a store window this past summer.
She is also in a group with Len Berman at the Deerfield Library. When not scribbling entertaining poems, stories and songs on all available scraps of paper to read to his wife and sons over dinner, he runs a successful multi-state property management business. He is a lawyer and real estate investor by trade, musician and writer by avocation.
Betty Carr Betty Carr received her M. Approximately of her poems from five manuscripts have received prizes or have appeared in literary publications such as Midway Review and Lincoln Log Illinois State Poetry Society and in anthologies by Crossroads and World of Poetry.
In addition, she has two published prize-winning essays Stitt and Freedoms Foundation. Her unpublished works also include a page trilogy, three novels, a novella, three books of humor, seventeen children's stories and poems, and two books on writing fiction and poetry.
Nancy Jean Carrigan Nancy Jean Carrigan nee Bohn February 24, - July 18,was a highly respected, award-winning poet, painter, sculptor and engraver. She sometimes embedded poems into paintings. Nancy and her husband Dick partnered in the writing of two science fiction adventure novels.
One of them, The Siren Stars, was translated into French.
Carrigan created stage sets and costumes for several Chicago ballet troupes.The Texarkana Gazette is the premier source for local news and sports in Texarkana and the surrounding Arklatex areas. Train Journey by Judith ph-vs.comd with cold sleep and dazzled by the moon out of the confused hammering dark of the train I looked and saw under the moons cold sheet your.
Train Journey Judith Wright. out of the confused hammering dark of the train like poetry moved, articulate and sharp and purposeful under the great dry flight of air.
Arnold Adoff has written over twenty-five books of poetry for young readers, including Slow Dance Heartbreak Blues, illustrated by William Cotton; and Street Music: City Poems, illustrated by Karen Barbour, both of which are available at your local library. He is the author of Malcolm X, illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez, and has also edited The Poetry of Black America.
If you are a teacher searching for educational material, please visit PBS LearningMedia for a wide range of free digital resources spanning preschool through 12th grade. Judith Wright Poetry - Module A User Description: Analysis of Judith Wrights poems Brother and Sisters, Flame-Tree in a Quarry, For New England, Moving South, The Hawthorne Hedge, Train Journey.