Heather Cahoon

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Heather Cahoon

Heather Cahoon received her MFA in Poetry from the University of Montana where she was the recipient of the 2000 Richard Hugo Memorial Scholarship and the 2005 Merriam Frontier Award for publication of her chapbook, Elk Thirst. In 2015, she received the Montana Arts Council’s Artist Innovation Award to support the completion of her book-length poetry manuscript entitled, Horsefly Dress. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications including Hanging Loose, South Dakota Review, New Poets of the American West, Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts, and Poems Across the Big Sky: An Anthology of Montana Poets. Heather is from the Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana and is a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

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