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ence Chard Dacey is a poet, author and creative writing teacher.

Educated at St. Louis and Stanford Universities, she served in the Peace Corps in Nigeria and raised three children before focusing full-time on writing, teaching, and working for more vital rural communities.

She loves giving readings of her poetry, music, gardens, the Minnesota River Valley, and almost everything Irish.

To learn more about Florence's work, please read about her accomplishments and services as a poet, author and teacher.

Find out about recent publications, future residencies, workshops, and readings on the
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