Rosemarie Dombrowski

Rosemarie Dombrowski is the inaugural Poet Laureate of Phoenix, AZ. She is the founding editor of rinky dink press (a publisher of micro-collections of micro-poetry) and The Revolution (Relaunch), a radical and creative resurgence of the official newspaper of the National Woman’s Suffrage Association. She’s the recipient of five Pushcart nominations, an Arts Hero Award, a Women & Philanthropy grant, and a fellowship from the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics. She has published three collections of poetry to date, including The Book of Emergencies (2014), The Philosophy of Unclean Things (2017), and The Cleavage Planes of Southwest Minerals [A Love Story], winner of the 2017 Split Rock Review chapbook competition. Her poem, Atypical, was named a finalist for the Brooklyn Poets Whitman Bicentennial Poetry Contest in 2019.