jks-2013-3 (600x402)Joannie Stangeland’s most recent poetry collection, The Scene You See, looks at art, marriage, and the art of marriage (with some food and wine thrown in, as well as a bit of science). Her previous books In Both Hands and Into the Rumored Spring. are also available from Ravenna Press. In addition,  Joannie’s the author of the pamphlet A Piece of Work and two poetry chapbooks: Weathered Steps and A Steady Longing for Flight, which won the Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Award.

Joannie’s poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Mid-American Review, The Southern Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and other journals and anthologies. Her poems have also traveled on Seattle-area buses.

Joannie has been a Jack Straw Writer and has taught at Seattle’s Richard Hugo House and LiTFUSE. By day, she works as a writer at a software technology company and helps out at the family winery.

To contact Joannie, send email to joannieks (at) msn.com