Ina Anderson was raised in England.W hen she came to the United States, she worked as a technical editor on several professional journals, including the Journal of Neurosurgery, and Icarus: International Journal of Solar System Science, with editor Carl Sagan. She spent over twenty years at the Community College of Vermont as a faculty member and student advisor, teaching writing, speaking, and literature. Ina’s poems have appeared in several publications. She is also a fiber artist and lives in the Upper Valley with her husband, Peter Anderson.
In Journey Into Space, Ina Anderson writes about life: growing up in England, her parents, her relocation to America, marriage, joy and losses.
“Read this book for its insights, its honesty, its play of language, its lucid images, its fun and its seriousness. Enjoy the Journey; read it over and over again." - Laura Foley
In Event Boundaries, her second collection, April Ossmann considers ways our relationships and growth as individuals are interdependent, to what degree reality is objective or a matter of perception, and how we come to terms with our and others mortality.
April Ossmann is the recipient of a 2013 Vermont Arts Council Creation Grant. She has published her poems widely, and is an editor and publishing consultant, and an Editor-in-Residence for the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing Program at Sierra Nevada College. She was Executive Director of Alice James Books from 2000 – 2008, and lives in West Windsor, VT.
“…Her understated wit continues to remind us that despair can be a failure of the imagination. What quick bright work this is…”—Cynthia Huntington
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How rich an experience it is to share the superbly presented jubilations, griefs, thrills and shocks of recognition in Ina Anderson’s Journey into Space. About the book, Baron Wormser has written, “Ina Anderson’s poems show us scenes from a fully lived and deeply appreciated life.
Event Boundaries considers ways our relationships and growth as individuals are interdependent, whether it's possible to consider any relationship (including with ourselves) independent of the culture and environment it exists in; whether we create our culture and environment in part through the way we enact our relationships, to what degree reality is objective or a matter of perception, and how