Alexandria Peary

Alexandria Peary serves as New Hampshire Poet Laureate and is a 2020 recipient of an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship in support of her mindful writing workshops for youth survivors of the state’s opioid crisis. She is the author of seven books, including The Water Draft (Spuyten Duyvil 2019), Prolific Moment: Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing (Routledge 2018), and Control Bird Alt Delete (University of Iowa 2014). She specializes in mindful writing, the subject of her 2019 TEDx talk, “How Mindfulness Can Transform the Way You Write,” available on YouTube.

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