Wendy DeGroat

Wendy DeGroat

Wendy DeGroat is the author of Beautiful Machinery (Headmistress Press) and recently finished a documentary poetry manuscript about Grace Arents, a Progressive-era philanthropist and educator, and Grace’s companion, Mary Garland Smith. Wendy’s poems have appeared in Streetlight, Rust + Moth, Common-place, and elsewhere. She is a librarian in Richmond, Virginia, where she also teaches writing, curates poetryriver.org, and facilitates workshops that help writers find creative inspiration in quirky historic artifacts.