Elizabeth Bodien grew up in the “burned-over” district of western New York State, but now lives near Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania. She holds degrees in Cultural Anthropology, Consciousness Studies, Religion, and Poetry. She has worked as an instructor of English in Japan, an organic farmer in the coastal mountains of Oregon, a childbirth instructor in West Africa, a Montessori teacher, and a professor of Anthropology. Her poems have appeared in Parabola, Cimarron Review, Crannóg, and Frogpond, among other publications in the USA, Ireland, Canada, Australia, India and elsewhere. Her collections are the chapbooks: Plumb Lines (Plan B Press); Rough Terrain: Notes of an Undutiful Daughter (FootHills), about her mother’s decline with Alzheimer’s; Endpapers (Finishing Line); and I Sing the Undersung (Local Gems Press). Now she is working on a collection of her trance writings. www.elizabethbodien.com.
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (November 24, 2017)