Denise K. Lajimodiere
Denise K. Lajimodiere’s poems have appeared in Yellow Medicine Review and North Country. She was named an Associate Poet Laureate of North Dakota. She composed a poem for the Sporting Words theme of the Poet Laureates gathering in Indiana. Lajimodiere has a completed manuscript, Dragonfly Dance. She was born on the Turtle Mountain Chippewa reservation where she is an enrolled member. She holds a doctorate degree in Educational Administration from the University of North Dakota. She is currently working as an assistant professor in Educational Leadership at North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota. A long time jingle dress dancer, she enjoys traveling to Pow Wows throughout the US.