Together we will explore reading and writing as contemplation and as a tool for resiliency.
Angela M. Brommel is a Nevada writer with Iowa roots and is the current Clark County Poet Laureate. The author of two books, Mojave in July (Tolsun Books) and Plutonium & Platinum Blonde (Serving House Books), her poetry has been published in the North American Review, The Best American Poetry blog, and many other journals and anthologies. In 2017 she was awarded the Helen Stewart Poetry Award, and in 2018 she was a Red Rock Canyon Artist in Residence, serving as the inaugural poet of the program. She serves as Editor-in-Chief for The Citron Review, and as founding editorial board member for a2ru's (Alliance of the Arts in Research Universities) new peer-reviewed open access online journal: Tradition Innovation in the Arts, Design, and Media Higher Education. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles, an MA in Theatre from the University of Northern Iowa, and a Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies from UNLV. Her playwriting thesis was a semi-finalist in The Chesterfield Writer's Film Project. At Nevada State College she serves as Senior Advisor and Executive Director of the Office for the Arts and affiliate faculty within the School of Liberal Arts, Sciences, and Businesses.
For more information about the Clark County Poet Laureate or to contact Angela, please visit angelambrommel.com.