Digging to the Roots Calendar Winner, Marge Barrett

Marge Barrett, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Marge Barrett has published a chapbook of poetry, My Memoir Dress, prose and poetry in Best of the Web 2009, the Minnesota Historical Society’s The State We’re In, and numerous journals.  She has won creative writing awards from St. Catherine University and the MFA Program at the University of Minnesota and grants to study in Prague and St. Petersburg.  A former editor of River Images for the St. Croix ArtBarn and faculty advisor of Ivory Tower for the University of Minnesota, she currently teaches at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis and various writing workshops.

She also runs short-short story contests for MINNPOST.com.