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Tammi Truax

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Tammi has for many years been working with children and families, specializing in literacy. Children's literature was always a passion and she has two picture books in progress. She was editor of a new release of Lady Wentworth; A Poet’s Tale (illustrated) (Bookbaby, 2013), and that year released her debut novel Broken Buckets, as an eBook. A novel in verse, For to See the Elephant, was published in 2019. She is a published poet in eleven anthologies, including The Widows’ Handbook: Poetic Reflections on Grief and Survival, Edited by J Lapidus and L Menn, with a forward by Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Kent State University Press, 2014). She has a short story in Compass Points (Piscataqua Press, 2016). Her work can be found in several journals, maga ...more

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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Make the most of yourself....for that is all there is of you.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Margaret Atwood
“A word after a word after a word is power.”
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Patti Smith
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(Acceptance speech, National Book Award 2010 (Nonfiction), November 17, 2010)”
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