The Tower Journal

Tamara Hawthorne

Beautiful Rocky Pathway with White Blossoms and Spring Greenery

Copyright © 2017 Tamara Hawthorne

Tamara Hawthorne Lohman has been married to James for thirty-five years.  They have lived around various parts of the U.S., as well as, in Italy and Thailand.  They currently live in Northern Michigan and have three wonderful children and three beautiful grandchildren.  She is also a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and a freelance writer.  She is currently working on an MA degree in English and creative writing with a concentration in poetry at Southern New Hampshire University.  As a writer for The Focus, a newspaper along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, she wrote short stories, articles, poetry, and word-finds from 2003-2005.  In addition, her poem, “My Free Cat,” won the first place poetry award in the “children’s poetry” category and was published in the Mississippi Poetry Society journal (1993).  She also won the third-place literary prize in Byways, a Journal of Arts and Letters, for Central Texas College for the poem, “Leaves of Crimson,” (2010) as well as, the first place literary prize in Byways for her poem, “A Farewell Taps,” (2011).  “Winter Night’s Snowfall,” a photograph, was also published in Lines from the Middle of Nowhere, a Literary and Arts journal for Fort Hays State University (2016).  Her passions are poetry writing and photography.

The Tower Journal
Fall/Winter 2017