About Rosemarie Dombrowski
Rosemarie Dombrowski was appointed the inaugural Poet Laureate by Mayor Greg Stanton in December 2016 and was reappointed by Mayor Williams in 2018. Her term will expire at the end of 2020.
Rosemarie Dombrowski is the founder of Rinky Dink Press, a poetry editor at Four Chambers Press, and the co-founder and host of the Phoenix Poetry Series, which is about to enter its tenth year. She has been nominated for several poetry-related awards and her work has appeared in numerous publications. Her collections include The Book of Emergencies, a lyrical exploration of the culture of autism, and The Philosophy of Unclean Things, a celebration of phobias, superstitions, and decay.
In addition to being a lifetime literary arts activist, she is a Senior Lecturer of English on ASU's Downtown Phoenix campus, where she has taught since its inaugural year (2006). She is the co-founder and editor of the undergraduate writing journal on campus, and she teaches courses on poetics, women's literature, and creative ethnography.
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