Joanie Mackowski is a contemporary poet known for her use of eerie language and imagery to describe living creatures and the self. She received a BA from Wesleyan University, her PhD from University of Missouri and has two published works, View from a Temporary Window (2010) and The Zoo (2002). She has won numerous awards including the Emily Dickinson Writers Digest Award in 2009 and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award in 2003. She currently resides in upstate New York.
Joanie Mackowski is featured in Edition: Festivus