Gailmarie Pahmeier


GAILMARIE PAHMEIER teaches creative writing at the University of Nevada and in the MFA Program at Sierra Nevada University. Widely published, she’s the author of three chapbooks and three full-length collections of poetry, including The Rural Lives of Nice Girls and Of Bone, of Ash, of Ordinary Saints: A Nevada Gospel. In 2015, she was appointed Reno’s first Poet Laureate, in 2016 she was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame, and in 2017, she was selected as Nevada’s Outstanding Teacher in the Humanities.