Women Poets Collective Readers

Darla Biel is the Executive Director for the Brookings County Youth Mentorship Program. She has written two chapbooks, One Thing I Miss and Feminine Images, and has also written libretti and song texts. Her poems have been published in RattleSugar House Review, Pasque Petals and elsewhere.

Lysbeth Benkert is a long-term transplant to South Dakota where she teaches writing and literature at Northern State University. 

Heidi Czerwiec: See Featured Writers

Barbara Duffey: See Featured Writers

Jeanne Emmons: Jeanne Emmons’s fourth collection of poetry, The Red Canoe was published in 2017. Her work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, American Scholar, North American Review, River Styx, and many other journals.  She is poetry editor of The Briar Cliff Review.

Lindy Obach grew up on the edge of the North Dakota badlands and has been living, teaching, and writing in South Dakota for a dozen years. Her chapbook, “North of Zenith,” is available from Finishing Line Press. 

Marcella Remund teaches at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. Her poems have appeared in journals including Pacific ReviewSwitchgrass ReviewThe Briar Cliff ReviewAmethyst ArsenicPasque Petals, and others. Her chapbook, The Sea is My Ugly Twin, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press.

Christine Stewart-Nuñez: See Featured Writers

Norma C. Wilson: USD Professor Emerita Norma Wilson’S books include The Nature of Native American Poetry; Under the Rainbow: Poems from Mojácar; Memory, Echo Words; and with visual artist Nancy Losacker, Rivers, Wings & Sky.