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Bonus: Liz Rognes sings "every rose has a tea cup..."

Liz Rognes
Liz Rognes
Singer/songwriter Liz Rognes

Rognes' live performance of Maya Jewell Zeller's poem set to her original music

Liz Rognes is a musician, writer, and teacher. Her essays and poetry have been featured in various publications, such as Brain Child: the Magazine for Thinking Mothers and Railtown Almanac.

As a singer/songwriter, she has released two indie-folk albums, and she helped co-found Girls Rock Lab, a youth music program that amplifies the voices of girls and queer kids. She has an MFA in creative writing from Eastern Washington University, where she is now a senior lecturer in the Department of English and Philosophy.

More about Liz can be found at her website.