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The Theodore Roethke Poetry & Arts Festival and SVSU Board of Fellows Triennial Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize were made possible with the generous support of:

Dow Gardens
Melvin J. Zahnow Library (SVSU)
Saginaw Valley State University
Saginaw Valley State University Board of Fellows

2014 Steering Committee

JJ Boehm
Marilyn Bordeaux
Jo Brownlie
M. Patricia Cavanaugh
Paul Chaffee
Margaret Clark
Brandon Dahlstrom
Anita Dey
Chris Giroux
Lynne Graft

Jeff Hall
Geoff Haney
Mike Kolleth
Debbie Marsh
Janet Martineau
LaToya Peoples
Nathan Phillips
Jan Poppe, Chair
Annie Ransford
Colleen Reed

Vince Samarco
Ruth Sawyers
Pat Shek
Aran Singh
Craig Snook
Carol Speltz
Jason Swackhamer
Mamie Thorns
Marion Tincknell

Special thanks to:

Andrew J. Bethune
Carlos Ramet
Domingo Vasquez 
Eric Nisula 
Janet Rentsch 
Liz Ruediger 
Marilyn Wheaton  
Marty McGuire 
Ron Suszek  
Virginia McKane