AKA: Annie MacNaughton. Taos. Master's in English at UNM, where she also taught. Poet, artist, editor; teacher of creative writing and performance at various locations around northern New Mexico including public schools, Taos Pueblo, and in a one room school she founded in La Lama. Co-founder of SOMOS, the Taos Poetry Circus, and the Poetry Education Project, later creating spin off non-profits like the World Poetry Bout Association, the International Poetry Bout Association and Minor Heron. Founder of the Taos High School Poetry Slam Team, and established the first State Championship Poetry Slam for secondary students. Recipient of several awards including the New Mexico Literary Association's Appreciation Award.