ACHF Arts Access
I will develop my archival and historical research skills, and strengthen my ability to weave that research into poetic writing. Progress will be determined by the creation of a first draft of a lyrical manuscript (approximately 80-100 pages), following successful completion of three months of intensive research and writing.
Other,local or private
D. Allen will research and draft "Articulations," a poetry manuscript about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). D. Allen will also present four public showcases of hybrid poetry by local writers.
Ardell Brede: Mayor of Rochester, elected 2002; Peggy Burnet: Businesswoman, art collector, and community volunteer. Member of the Smithsonian National Board. Former chair of the board, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Uri Camarena: Business consultant, Metropolitan Economic Development Association. Board chair, Minneapolis College of Art and Design.; Michael Charron: Dean of the School of the Arts, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Officer at -Large, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Rebecca Davis-Lee: Touring pianist, piano and music theory teacher. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Sean Dowse, Mayor of Red Wing, elected 2016. Former executive director, Sheldon Theatre. Board member for Minnesota Citizens for the Arts. Secretary/Treasurer, Minnesota State Arts Board.; Thomas Moss: Consultant to nonprofits and government agencies.; Dobson West: Senior advisor, Spell Capital Partners Fund; Christina Widdess: Arts organization consultant; former managing director, Penumbra Theatre. Vice Chair, Minnesota State Arts Board.
James Cihlar: Publisher, Howling Bird Press; Arts Board grantee; Yahya Frederickson: Poet; professor of English at Minnesota State University Moorhead; Marion Gomez: Poet and teaching artist, Loft Literary Center; Sagirah Shahid: Writer, educator, and advocate; Arts Board grantee; Elizabeth Tannen: Writer and teacher; Arts Board poetry grantee; Michael Torres: Writer and teacher; Arts Board grantee