Rosemarie Dombrowski

Rosemarie Dombrowski is the inaugural Poet Laureate of Phoenix, AZ, the founding editor of rinky dink press, and the founding director of Revisionary Arts, a nonprofit that facilitates therapeutic poetry workshops. She’s published three collections of poetry and was the winner of the 2017 Split Rock Review chapbook competition. She’s the recipient of an Arts Hero award, a Great 48 award, a Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets, and the 2022 Outstanding Speaker Award from Arizona Humanities. She teaches creative writing, women’s literature, and medical poetry at Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus. In addition to being the co-founding editor of Write On Downtown: A Journal of Phoenix Creativity, she’s also the faculty editor of Grey Matter, the medical poetry journal of the University of Arizona Biomedical campus in Phoenix.