Peter Schmitt, “Cat in a Hurricane” and “Swimming Naked with the Quakers”
Peter Schmitt is the author of five collections of poems, including Renewing the Vows, in which these selections appear.
Lynne Thompson, “More Than a Rhythm Section”
Since Lynne Thompson’s worked appeared in Dogwood, she is still writing and had recently completed a manuscript. In 2008 she won the Great Lakes Colleges New Writers Award.
Renee Olander, “How Pigeon Got Her Name”
Since the 2007 issue of Dogwood, Renee Olander has had a number of publications, including poems appearing in The Cafe Review and The Chronicles of Higher Education Poetry Month Blog. In 2010 a chapbook, A Few Spells was published by Finishing Line Press.