Arra Lynn Ross

Arra Lynn Ross is the author of Seedlip and Sweet Apple and Day of the Child, forthcoming in November 2021. Poems and essays have appeared in Conjunctions, Bennington Review, Passages North, Fourth Genre, River Teeth, Denver Quarterly, Poetry Northwest, The Iowa Review, Prairie Schooner, Cave Wall, Antioch Review, and Birmingham Poetry Review, among others. Born on a rural commune in Minnesota, she attended Macalester College, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Ph.D.), and now teaches creative writing at Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan, where she curates the Voices in the Valley Reading Series. She lives in an old house on the Pine River.

Books by Arra Lynn Ross

Arra Lynn Ross

Seamlessly bridging the material and spiritual worlds, these poems take the reader into the mind of a true visionary: Mother Ann Lee, the founder of the Shaker religion in colonial America. This remarkable collection captures the ineffable experience of ecstatic vision, activating the progression from literal reality to heightened perception.

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