About Renée Anduze
Renée holds an MFA in Writing from Spalding University and a BA in English from Rollins College (summa cum laude). She has worked as a professional writer and editor for nearly 20 years—five of them at Rollins College. Her work has appeared in national magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and online. She has won several writing awards, including three Royal Palm Literary Awards. Her poetry is published in Rollins Book of Verse 1885–2010. Renée has taught and tutored upper-level English and participated in Bread Loaf and many other major workshop conferences. She is a member of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, Florida Writers Association, Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, and Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society.
Though Renée currently lives in Central Florida, she grew up in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. The lakes, pines, iron mines, and people there have clung to her heart throughout her life, forever defining her as a girl from the north country. Memories of sky-blue waters and warbling loons still stir her creative spirit.