Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Amie Whittemore

“To the Aliens, Letter #4”

Book Excerpt: Star-Tent: A Triptych

Amie Whittemore was the 2020-2021 Poet Laureate of Murfreesboro and an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. She teaches at Middle Tennessee State University, where she directs MTSU Write.

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“Spell for the End of Grief”

Book Excerpt: Glass Harvest

Amie Whittemore’s poems have won multiple awards, including a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize, and her poems and prose have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Nashville Review, Pleiades, and elsewhere. She teaches English at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.

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