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Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer Edit Profile

Editor , writer , poet

Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer, American writer, poet, editor. Recipient Poets in Person award National Endowment of the Humanities, Telluride, 1997-1998, Native American Poetry award Amelia, 1998; Homegrown grantee Colorado Commission for Arts, 1997-1900.

Background

Trommer, Rosemerry Wahtola was born on November 2, 1969 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of Charles Henry and Julianne (Stoll) Wahtola.

Education

Bachelor in English, Colorado College, 1992. Graduate, Denver Public Institute, 1992. Master of Arts in English Language and Linguistics, University Wisconsin, 1994.

Career

Teacher writing, English as Second Language University Wisconsin, Madison, 1993-1994. Arts writer Telluride (Colorado) Times-Journal, 1984-1985, arts editor, 1995-1997. Editor Telluride Public, since 1997.

Freelance writer, since 1995. Poetry specialist Telluride Academy, since 1998. Consultant McGinley & Associate, Telluride, since 1998.

Editor Buildingzone.com, Ridgway, Colorado, since 1998. Board directors Anhaa School of the Arts.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Lunaria, 1999. Contributor poetry and feature stories to literature publications.

Membership

Board directors Telluride Education Foundation, since 1997. Soprano Heartbeat, since 1994, Telluride Chamber Choir, since 1995. Member Colorado Press Association (Best Feature Story award 1996, Best Column, Humor award 1997), Telluride Writers Guild (board directors, executive director since 1998, Mark Fischer Poetry prize 1997), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, rafting, singing, cooking, yoga.

Connections

Married Eric William Trommer, October 21, 1995. 1 stepchild, Shawnee Adelson.

father:
Charles Henry Wahtola

mother:
Julianne (Stoll) Wahtola

spouse:
Eric William Trommer