Pen Name: None
Born: 1942 in Hartley, Iowa
Photo Credit: Kathy Sherman
Geisert lives in Galena, Illinois, where she taught for over 20 years.
Biographical and Professional Information
Geisert is a writer and photographer. She has worked as a teacher and a feature writer and columnist for the Freeport Journal-Standard, Freeport, Illinois. Her photographs have appeared in group shows at Dubuque Museum of Art, Eagle Ridge Inn and Resort, Freeport Art Museum, Galena City Hall, Galena Art Festival in 1995, and Group Photography Show-Galena in 1996 and 1997.
She has also been a contributor of poetry and articles to Lutheran, Cobblestone, Galenian, and Julien's Journal. Her poetry has been featured in annual poetry anthology, Gallery, Dubuque, Iowa.
- Haystack, School & Library Binding, 1995 - written with Arthur Geisert
- Prairie Town, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1998 - written with Arthur Geisert
- River Town, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1999 - written with Arthur Geisert
- Mountain Town, Houghton Mifflin Co., 2000 - written with Arthur Geisert
- Desert Town, Houghton Mifflin Co., 2001 - written with Arthur Geisert
- Prairie Summer, Houghton Mifflin Co., 2002 - written with Arthur Geisert
- Lessons, Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books, 2005
- Prairie Winter, Houghton Mifflin Co, 2009
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Release Date: 2003-05
Prairie Town (Small Town U.S.A.)
Release Date: 1998-03-30
River Town (Small Town U.S.A.)
Release Date: 1999-03-29
Mountain Town (Small Town U.S.A.)
Release Date: 2000-03-28
Release Date: 2002-03-25
Release Date: 2005-04-18
Release Date: 2009-11-16
Prairie Summer, Honor Book for Young People, Nebraska Center for the Book
Haystack Honor Award for Children's Nonfiction, Boston Globe/Hornbook
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
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