Von Thompson is a wife, mother, poet, and actress who believes in the power of words, sunshine and really good soup. She received her MFA from the Solstice MFA Program at Pine Manor College with emphasis in Poetry and a Pedagogy endorsement. She lives in the beautiful Sky Valley of Washington state with her partner (the poet anderson evans), younger sons, the Tribulation of Tabbies, That Darn Dog and the Five Pound Canine Menace. Her day job is as a the Director of Vendor Operational Support, specializing in optimizing vendor operations with Amazon.com and Costco. She enjoys working with writers and poets of all levels to develop a unique voice and style through well developed craft.
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I enjoy working with both emerging and established poets of all ages on their writing and poetry performance, and I offer very affordable custom mentoring and/or editing packages. Our work together can be done via email or snail mail and all packages include at least one 30-minute audio or video consultation. I also offer group rates for a single class or series of classes. Please email me for availability and rates.
I am available to feature at your reading! Please put "Reading" in the subject line of your email.
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