The NMHU Telepoem Project is juried by Elizabeth Hellstern, Tyler Mills and Aaron Rudolph.
Hellstern is a writer and artist who lives off-grid on 44 acres in Cerrillos, NM. Her multi-genre writing work has appeared in Hotel Amerika, Slag Glass City, Queen Mob’s Tea House, The Tusculum Review and New World Writing. She is the author of a forthcoming chapbook, How To Live: A Suggestive Guide, and the editor of the forthcoming Telepoem Booth Anthology. Hellstern is the creator of the Telepoem Booth Project. elizabethhellstern.com
Tyler Mills is the author of Hawk Parable, winner of the 2017 Akron Poetry Prize (forthcoming in 2019) and Tongue Lyre, winner of the 2011 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award (SIU Press 2013). Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Guardian, Poetry, and NER, and her creative nonfiction won the Copper Nickel Editor’s Prize in Prose and has also appeared in AGNI, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. She is editor-in-chief of The Account, an assistant professor at New Mexico Highlands University, and lives in Santa Fe. tylermills.com
Aaron Rudolph is a Las Vegas, NM native. He is the author of two poetry collections, Sacred Things and The Sombrero Galaxy, and a children’s nonfiction book, The Bermuda Triangle. He has lived in four states and teaches on the adjunct faculty at NMHU and Luna Community College. vacpoetry.org/the-sombrero-galaxy
The Santa Fe Telepoem Booth was juried by the following fine local poets:
Petersen has traveled the world extensively, publishing both nationally and internationally in a variety of publications. Most recently, she was published in The Manzano Mountain Review in the USA, The Bosphorus Review in Turkey and A New Ulster in Northern Ireland. In 2015, she read "In Memory of W.B. Yeats" at the Yeats Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the KGB Bar in NYC. Her poems have been translated into Persian and Spanish. She holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Classics from Vassar College and an M.S. from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.
Tsong is an artist and a writer. Her projects explore intimacy, how we literally and metaphorically connect. She was the founding director of Cut+Paste Society and their city-wide project Snow Poems. She has collaborated on forget your perfect offering and Love Letter to the World.
Holland lives and writes in Chimayo, New Mexico. She has two published collections of poetry, Chaos Theory (Sin Fronteras Press), and "Event Horizon," in The Sound a Raven Makes (Tres Chicas Press), and winner of the New Mexico Book Award.
-Darryl Lorenzo Wellington
Wellington is a journalist, poet, and performance artist living in Santa Fe, NM. In 2017, he published Life's Prisoners. His manuscript received the Turtle Island Quarterly poetry chapbook award.
Hellstern received her MFA in Creative Writing from Northern Arizona University. Her multi-genre writing work has appeared in Hotel Amerika, Slag Glass City, Queen Mob’s Tea House, The Tusculum Review and New World Writing. Hellstern is the creator of the Telepoem Booth.