Maureen Tolman Flannery

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General Information

Name: Maureen Tolman Flannery

Pen Name: None

Born: 1947 in Worland, Wyoming

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Flannery lives in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Maureen Tolman Flannery, author of Secret of the Rising Up: Poems of Mexico, and Remembered into Life, has recently released her first anthology, Knowing Stones: Poems of Exotic Places. Born and raised on a Wyoming ranch, she works for a surgeon in Chicago, where she lives with her actor husband Dan and their four children. Maureen is an award-winning poet whose work has been selected for inclusion in thirty anthologies and over seventy-five literary and poetry journals, including Atlantic Review, Blue Mesa Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, Evansville Review, Karamu, Owen Wister Review, Pinyon Poetry, spelunker flophouse, and Green Hill Literary Lantern.

Published Works

  • Secret of the Rising Up: Poems of Mexico, John Gordon Burke, 1998
  • Knowing Stones: Poems of Exotic Places, John Gordon Burke, 2000
  • Ancestors in the Landscape: Poems of a Rancher's Daughter, John Gordon Burke, 2004
  • A Fine Line: A Woman Versifies Her Life, Fractal Edge Press, 2004

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Secret of the Rising Up: Poems of Mexico (Poems in Place)

ISBN: 0934272506
Release Date: 1998-07

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Knowing Stones: Poems of Exotic Places (An Anthology)

ISBN: 0934272611
Release Date: 2000-09

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Ancestors In The Landscape

ISBN: 9342728081
Release Date: 2004-07

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Literary Awards

Joanne Hirshfield Memorial Award-First; Illinois Art Award; Tallgrass Writers Award; Margin Contest; Sparrowgrass Award; New River Poets; Atlanta Review Contest

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Maureen Tolman Flannery on WorldCat

Maureen Tolman Flannery on Amazon


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