Elisabeth Workman | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Elisabeth Workman

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MFA, University of Minnesota
BA, Pennsylvania State University
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Elisabeth Workman is a writer and poet with a background in dance. She is the author of a dozen chapbooks—including the recently released THE FIGURES: A LITTER (Dancing Girl Press)—and the full-length poetry collections ULTRAMEGAPRAIRIELAND (Bloof Books) and ENDLESSNESS IS NO DESOLATION (Dusie Press). She’s collaborated on numerous projects with visual artists and other poets; her work has appeared in The End of the World Project (Moria Books), Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing in the Anthropocene (Wesleyan), Flarf: An Anthology of Flarf (Edge Books), on a lit-up traffic sign in a construction zone in downtown Minneapolis (Northern Lights), and in a Codex of Quotidian Beasts (with Jenny Schmid’s cryptozoological etchings). Numerous institutions have made time/space for these weird explorations possible, including Jerome, McKnight, MCAD, MSAB, SAFTA, U of M Creative Writing MFA Program, the PA Council on the Arts, and In Cahoots and in this way, have informed her teaching that finds in poetry a vessel/crucible for transformation and radical embodiment. She can be found in the disembodied realm at elisabethworkman.com and morningvessel.com.