Linda Aldrich has published two collections of poetry: Foothold (2008) and March and Mad Women (2012). Her poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Crazy Woman Creek, Indiana Review, Cimarron Review, Elixir, The Denver Quarterly, Ellipsis, The Florida Review, The Ilanot Review, Poet Lore, Third Coast, Puerto del Sol, Snake Nation Review, The Best of Write Action, and Words and Images. Her poem “Woman-without-Arms” won the Emily Dickinson Award 2000 from Universities West Press.
Aldrich is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire (BA English and French), Florida State University (MA Theatre Arts), and Vermont College of Fine Arts (MFA Poetry). She was director of the Young Conservatory, a member of the repertory at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco for ten years, and an Associate Professor of English and Humanities at Aims Community College in Greeley, Colorado. She has also taught critical thinking and writing courses at Keene State College.
Aldrich lives in Portland, Maine, with her husband, David Miller, and their exceptional dog Simba.
For more information on Aldrich’s workshops and readings, please visit her website.