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Sherri Hoffman
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poetry + coffee = heaven
What could be better than your favorite cuppa coffee and a poem? Nothing! says the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Literary Circular campaign. This week, The Grind , UWM coffeeshop, will wrap your delicious beverage of choice in select poems by authors ...
What could be better than your favorite cuppa coffee and a poem? Nothing! says the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Literary Circular campaign. This week, The Grind, UWM coffeeshop, will wrap your delicious beverage of choice in select poems by authors Alessandra Rolffs, Franklin K.R. Cline, ...
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seven authors, seven mysteries
My new story, "Little Secrets" is included in a new collection of mystery stories, Tudor Close: A Mystery Anthology. You'll never guess the location of this mysterious small-town story. TWO MORE DAYS TO PREORDER for $20 before November 20th to receive a pri...
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out in the world: tanzania
Over winter break, I traveled to Rwanda to visit some family, and we took a side-trip to Tanzania. The Ngorongoro Area is a protected reserve that includes the Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti National Park, stretching all the way to the border of Kenya....
Over winter break, I traveled to Rwanda to visit some family, and we took a side-trip to Tanzania. The Ngorongoro Area is a protected reserve that includes the Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti National Park, stretching all the way to the border of Kenya. I came to understand why there's so ...
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all roads lead to Utah
Since school at UWM let out in May, I've not stopped in any one place for more than three weeks at a time. Utah, Washington, California, and Colorado with Utah, California, and Washington left to go before I return to Wisconsin. It's a classic summer road t...
Part of the circle back to Salt Lake City is for the launch of Utah Reflections: Stories from the Wasatch Front. This has been such an exciting project. I have enjoyed working with my fellow editors, Kase Johnstun and Mary Johnstun, and I have been so impressed by each of our contributors.
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collecting pieces about the Wasatch Front
One of my projects for 2014 is an anthology about the Wasatch Front in Utah. I am co-editing this project with my friends Kase Johnstun and Mary Johnstun. In a random coincidence of place and interest, Kase and I are alumni of both Weber State University an...
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Call for Submissions: send your place-based essay, memoir, or history for consideration in Wasatch Front Reflections. Deadline Jan 31, 2014. 
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My brother, sister, and I would listen to records, 33s or 45s, and one of our favorites was the 1946 Disney rendition of Sergei Prokofiev's Op. 67: Peter and the Wolf.  You know the one: Peter is represented by the strings; Sasha the bird by the flute; Sonja the duck by the oboe; and the wolf. . . .
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I used to listen to that with my dad, often. 
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Pre-order Tudor Close: A Mystery Anthology for print, audio, and ebook bundle.
My new story, "Little Secrets" is included in a new collection, Tudor Close: A Mystery Anthology. You'll never guess the location of this mysterious, small-town story. TWO MORE DAYS TO PREORDER for $20 before November 20th to receive a print copy, ebook, and an audio recording of the story of ...
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out in the world: tanzania
Over winter break, I traveled to Rwanda to visit some family, and we took a side-trip to Tanzania. The Ngorongoro Area is a protected reserve that includes the Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti National Park, stretching all the way to the border of Kenya....
Over winter break, I traveled to Rwanda to visit some family, and we took a side-trip to Tanzania. The Ngorongoro Area is a protected reserve that includes the Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti National Park, stretching all the way to the border of Kenya. I came to understand why there are so ...
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Announcing Utah Lit for August
Co-editors Kase Johnstun, Sherri Hoffman, Mary Johnstun I am thrilled to announce that Utah Reflections has been selected by the Salt Lake Tribune as the Utah Lit for August . The Tribune book club will discuss the essays and poetry this month, publish a fe...
I am thrilled to announce that Utah Reflections has been selected by the Salt Lake Tribune as the Utah Lit for August. The Tribune book club will discuss the essays and poetry this month, publish a feature piece on August 24, and host an online TribTalk on August 29 at 12:15pm, moderated by ...
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2014 UWM English Departmental Awards
I am pleased and honored to have received three awards at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2014 English Departmental Annual Awards Ceremony alongside some talented and esteemed graduate students in the English PhD and MA programs.  It is an honor to be...
I am pleased and honored to have received three awards at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2014 English Departmental Annual Awards Ceremony alongside some talented and esteemed graduate students in the English PhD and MA programs. It is an honor to be recognized for my writing as well as my ...
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"Exactly 444 years before the day of my birth, Hernando Cortes set fire to the Aztec aviaries of the besieged city of Tenochtitlan, the story written in “Crossing Open Ground” by Barry Lopez. It is 1989. Lopez is already a renowned author and National Book Award recipient, writing about human culture in the context of the natural world. I am a 23-year-old English undergrad at Weber State University with two small children, living on welfare in a trailer park under the runway flight path of nearby Hill Air Force Base, painfully aware that my marriage of three years is failing."
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Sometimes I tell stories from my real life—maybe even from those old, bad days—and people don't believe me.
Sometimes I tell stories from my real life—maybe even from those old, bad days—and people don't believe me. Some of my best rejection letters disclaim the believability of my own stories. It's fine, really. I'm grateful that my life manifests in a different space these days.
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I do, Sherri. I do.
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Writer. Sports nerd.
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I am a working writer living in the Pacific Northwest (U.S.)
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Vancouver, WA
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USAF - Tokyo, Japan - Layton, Utah - San Antonio, Texas - Tustin, Calif. - Salt Lake City, Utah - Bakersfield, Calif. - Shelley, Ida. - Roy, Utah - Portland, Ore. - Idaho Falls, Ida. - Columbus, Ohio - Tacoma, Wash. - Bountiful, Utah - Spokane, Wash. -
Best coffee and flower jello.
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Quality espresso and the baked oatmeal was excellent. Super busy on a Sunday morning and I waited less than 5 mins for my coffee and the rest was delivered to our table shortly after. Looking forward to going back.
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Average cost and decent espresso. Excellent service.
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