Marilyn K. Moody: Poet and Author

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Marilyn K. Moody grew up on the pancake-flat prairie of Central Illinois—and still prefers open spaces and distant horizons. A 2020 Colorado Book Award winner, Rise: An Anthology of Change, includes two of her poems. She has also published work in Progenitor Art & Literary Journal, The Great Isolation: Colorado Creativity in the Time of the Pandemic, Chiaroscuro: An Anthology of Virtue & Vice, and Fresh Starts: Tales from the Pikes Peak Writers. Her poem, “Bomb Friday at the Library,” is a 2020 Pushcart Prize nominee. She is a member of the 2021–2022 class of the Lighthouse Writers Workshop Poetry Collective. She lives near Denver.