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BIO (short) 

Elisabeth Blair is a poet, composer, podcaster and multidisciplinary artist. She has been artist-in-residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and ACRE. From 2016-19 she hosted and produced the podcast Listening to Ladies, and she currently leads the poetry workshops for the Burlington Writers Workshop. 

BIO (longer)

Elisabeth Blair is a poet, podcaster, composer and multidisciplinary artist. After earning a BA in photography in 2004, she spent many years on the singer/songwriter circuit in Chicago before moving into both free improvisation and formal composition. She received a Specialist Certificate in Music Composition for Film and TV from Berklee in 2015, and from 2015-17 studied music composition part-time at Western Michigan University. Her works have been performed widely, including New York, Melbourne, Canberra, Berlin, Montreal, and Zacatecas.

She has been artist-in-residence at Wildacres, ACRE and the Atlantic Center for the Arts (on two occasions, working with improviser Karl Berger and poet Heather McHugh, respectively). In 2017 she was a participant composer at the Toronto Creative Music Lab and was composer-in-residence at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.  
 
Poetry forms an important part of her creative practice and a chapbook of her poems, We He She/It, was published in 2016 by Dancing Girl Press. Her poems have been published in a variety of journals including Feminist Studies, WomenArts Quarterly Journal, cream city review, Acumen Literary Journal, and S/tick. Since 2018 she's been the poetry workshop leader for the Burlington Writers Workshop.
 
From 2016-19 she hosted and produced Listening to Ladies, a podcast featuring interviews with women composers.
 

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