Poet and organic fruit grower Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer lives in Southwest Colorado,
where she serves as Poet Laureate of San Miguel County.
Driven by a passion for connecting outer and interior landscapes, Rosemerry teaches poetry for Young Audiences, The Aesthetic Education Institute of Colorado and Camp Coca Cola.
Her poetry collections include Holding Three Things at Once, (a finalist for the Colorado Book Award and finalist for the Colorado Independent Press Association Poetry Award); If You Listen (also winner of the Colorado Independent Press Association Poetry Award); Insatiable, and Suitcase of Yeses, an audio CD.
She’s anthologized in What Wilderness This Is and Geography of Hope. Her MA in linguistics is from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
As mother to three children ranging in ages from 0 to 25, she relies on singing for her sanity and performs with a seven-woman a cappella group, Heartbeat.
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