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McMurdo Station, where poet Susan J. Allspaw Pomeroy wrote two-thirds of the poems for her debut book, Little Oblivion. Little Oblivion
Features / Artists and Writers Program
Friday February 14, 2014

After graduating with a Masters of Fine Arts degree, Susan J. Allspaw Pomeroy did what any other poet and academic would do: She jumped on a research boat to Antarctica to work as a tech writer. More than a dozen years later, Pomeroy published her debut book of poetry about her first love: Antarctica.
Poet Jynne Martin observes the Adelie penguins at Cape Royds. Poetic License
Features / Artists and Writers Program
Friday December 27, 2013

When poet Jynne Martin learned the National Science Foundation sponsored an Antarctic Artists and Writers Program, she immediately applied for a chance to visit the place of her childhood dreams. She followed seals and scientists in the pursuit to learn about the research for her next book of poetry.

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