Elizabeth Knies

elizabeth-kniesElizabeth Knies, sixth poet laureate, is the author of The New Year and Other Poems; Streets After Rain; From the Window; and White Peonies. She taught ESL, writing, critical thinking and literature in New Hampshire, Maine, Japan, Missouri, Colorado and Massachusetts, and has worked as a reviewer and an editor. Her most enduring literary connection is with the Skimmilk Farm poets, commemorated in Ken Browne’s documentary, “Mondays at Skimmilk: 30 Years of Writers at Work.”

Read about her project, Surprised by Joy.