2013 Ziggies Poetry Fest will be held August 2nd, 3rd, and 4th this year! Keep coming back for details.
Currently residing in Colorado, Julie Cummings is known for her contributions to the literary world through many facets. In addition to being the standing President of Columbine Poets, Inc, which is the Colorado state poetry society affiliated with the NFSPS, Ms. Cummings also facilitates and conducts workshops on various writing topics on a regular basis. Ms. Cummings' poems have been published in three anthologies over the course of the past several years. Additionally her work is found in a local literary magazine, newspapers, as well as on the internet.
Ms. Cummings began writing poetry at the age of 9. Ms. Cummings is strongly influenced by Audre Lorde, Adrienne Rich, and Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer as well as many others.
In addition to being a middle school educator, Ms. Cummings also enjoys educating people about social issues through her poetry as well as through workshops. Her poems are available in postcard form, on an audio cd titled "Be Heard," as well as in a little self published book of poems in which she donates all of the proceeds to several different social awareness causes. If you would like to contribute please let Julie know.