Lowell Jaeger (Montana Poet Laureate 2017-2019) teaches creative writing at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Montana. He is author of eight collections of poems: War On War (Utah State University Press, 1988), Hope Against Hope (Utah State University Press 1990), Suddenly Out of a Long Sleep (Arctos Press, 2009), WE (Main Street Rag Publishing, 2010), How Quickly What's Passing Goes Past (Grayson Press, 2013), Driving the Back Road Home (Shabda Press, 2015), Or Maybe I Drift Off Alone (Shabda Press, 2016), and Earth-blood & Star-shine (Shabda Press, 2018). As Editor of Many Voices Press, Jaeger compiled New Poets of the American West, an anthology of poets from western states. He also edited anthologies of Montana poets, Poems Across the Big Sky and Poems Across the Big Sky II. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop, winner of the Grolier Poetry Peace Prize and recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Montana Arts Council. Jaeger was awarded the Montana Governor’s Humanities Award for his work in promoting civil civic dialogue. He lives in Yellow Bay, Montana on Flathead Lake.
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