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Section 2: Encounter

Erin Trondson

Grandpa’s Turtles and Other Small Meat

Erin Trondson is the winner of the third annual Apprentice House Chapbook Competition for her manuscript Nesting. Her manuscript SilkSutures was a finalist for the Lena-Miles Weaver Todd Poetry Prize in 2013. Trondson’s poetry has also appeared in such journals as So to Speak, Cold Mountain Review, and Connections. She was a day fellow at Edenfred’s Arts Residency Program, part of the Terry Family Foundation in Madison. She is currently the Executive Director of a Montessori School and lives in the country outside of Madison with her husband and daughters.


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