Writer Lori Joseph discovered her love of poetry while living on the plains of Nebraska. She is a member of the Pennwriters, Western Writers of America and her poetry has been published by the The Open Window Review, Clerestory Poetry Journal of the Mountain West and the Union Pacific Railroad.
In 2016 Joseph collaborated with photographers Tim O’Hara and Terry Wild to create a touring eckprhastic exhibit titled” The Homestead Collection”. Their work has been exhibited at the Clift Rodgers Library in MA, the historic Plains Hotel in Cheyenne WY and will soon (April 2017) be on display in the Laramie County Library, WY.
In 2012, she co-founded The Ashes to Art Project with photographer Tim O’Hara, publishing a collection of artwork created and donated by artists nationwide to help the fire department battling the devastating outbreak of Colorado wildfires that year. The artwork, created with charcoal collected from the fires, was auctioned online with all proceeds benefiting the Poudre Canyon Fire Department. News of the project led her to the University of Northern Colorado where she helped lead the Mapping New Terrain workshop. The Ashes to Art Project is exhibited at the History of Colorado Museum.
In addition to writing, she has made a career in photography styling, producing and location scouting for companies such as Patagonia, Timberland, Orvis, Woolrich and Cabela’s, as well as planning corporate and private events honoring the heritage of companies and leadership celebrations.
Joseph is currently at work on a first novel and revising her poetry collection, Butterflies and Boots.
Type of Writing
NF: How to write/edit/publish, poetry