Kate Guerrieri Reads A Poem To Wyoming

May 24, 2016
Kate Guerrieri

Kate Guerrieri teaches 4th grade  at Wyoming Indian Elementary School. She grew up in the foothills of the Tetons where he father was a National Park ranger.

After graduating from the University of Wyoming in 2013, Kate spent two years teaching in Barrow, Alaska. But her love for Wyoming soon brought her back home. Kate lives in Lander with her husband, her kitten Boo, and her puppy Trooper.

Ucross Resident Karen Skolfield Reads Poem

Jan 28, 2015

Karen Skolfield recently spent two weeks in Ucross, Wyoming, on a writing fellowship. When she’s not tracking Wyoming wildlife, she teaches writing to engineers at the University of Massachusetts. Her book Frost in the Low Areas won the 2014 PEN New England Award in poetry; new poems appear in Indiana Review, MIRAMAR, Pleiades, Rattle, Southword Journal, Structo, and others.

Keenan Montgomery is a native of Minnesota. He moved to Laramie to study English and play football at the University of Wyoming. In his poem "My Black Experience" he recounts several anecdotes about race, living in Laramie, and what these experiences mean in the larger context of American race relations.

As a graduate student in UW’s Creative Writing Program, LuLing Osofsky was fascinated by the various ways she saw Indian culture present in Laramie. South Asian students celebrated traditional festivals on campus, and the town had a good place to get curry. She writes about experiencing these pockets of India in her series of vignettes called “Wild Wild East: Finding Hints of Asia in the West.”

LuLing Osofsky is a graduate of U-W’s graduate program in creative writing. She writes poetry and essays on topics as disparate as Jewish boxers who fought during the Holocaust and being Chinese in mostly white Wyoming. She graduated in 2012. This is poem called The Pines. 

Poem: “Devils Tower”

Nov 16, 2012

University of Wyoming PhD student, budding ecologist and writer Kristen Gunther reads her poem, “Devils  Tower.”

Poem: “Old Carbon, Wyoming”

Nov 2, 2012
Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office

Writer Lori Howe readers her poem, “Old Carbon, Wyoming.”