Ellen Kort

Ellen Kort served four years as Wisconsin’s first poet laureate. She travels widely as a speaker and workshop facilitator, and belileves strongly in the healing power of art and poetry.  Her work has been put to music, danced by two New York City dance companies, and architecturally incorporated in several buildings throughout Wisconisn and Minnesota.  She carries a bucket of colored chalk in her car so she can write poems on city sidewalks.