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File #: 65090    Version: 1 Name: Poetry Recitation by Ronnie Hess - "The Martyrdom"
Type: Presentation Status: Presentation
File created: 4/13/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Ronnie Hess - "The Martyrdom"
Attachments: 1. The Martyrdom_sonnet.pdf

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Presentation: Poetry Recitation by Ronnie Hess - "The Martyrdom"

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Ronnie Hess is an essayist and poet, author of five poetry chapbooks and two culinary travel guides. Her work has also been featured in several poetry anthologies. She has served as Chair of the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission and Secretary of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets. She is a Board member of The Friends of Lorine Niedecker. She has taught poetry- and creative non-fiction-writing classes in a variety of settings, including at The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum and UW-Whitewater’s High School Creative Writing Festival. She lives in Madison.