GennaRose Nethercott is a writer and folklorist from the woodlands of Vermont. Her first book, The Lumberjack’s Dove, was selected by Louise Glück as a winner of the National Poetry Series and her debut novel, Thistlefoot, was released in 2022. She tours nationally and internationally, performing strange tales (sometimes with puppets in tow) and composing poems-to-order on an antique typewriter with her team The Traveling Poetry Emporium.
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