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4th Friday Poetry Night Archive

February 27, 2015 Guest Poet - Abby Minor


Abby MinorAbby Minor grew up in Julian, Pa.and lives in Aaronsburg.  She has worked as a farm hand, deck hand, pre-school teacher, waitress, barista, sewing instructor, museum intern, textile artist, house sitter, babysitter, assistant wedding-cake baker, costume designer, and Quaker-wedding-certificate maker.  More recently, she has taught rhetoric and creative writing at Penn State.  Her community teaching projects include after-school art classes, poetry writing with elders, nature-writing adventures for girls, and summer art camps for kids at the Green Drake.  She paints and makes quilts; she also writes essays, book reviews, and poems.