Poet Laureate 2000

Margaret Almon grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and moved to the United States in 1985. She has an MFA in creative writing from the University of Oregon. Her poems appear in a range of literary journals such as Seattle ReviewIndiana ReviewWest Branch, and HEArt Quarterly. She is the recipient of grants from the NEA and from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Creating mosaic art is another passion, and she has a business, nutmegdesigns.etsy.com. She lives in Lansdale, with her husband Wayne Stratz.