a b o u t

  • earned an MFA in creative writing from Antioch International in London.
  • varied professional career with stints at an advertising agency, multiple broadcast TV stations, a radio station group and cable TV.
  • positions across the gamut: administrator, copywriter, project manager, creative director, media planner/negotiator, account manager, communications manager, national sales manager, local sales manager, digital sales manager and director of sales.
  • researched and planned all media, including traditional and new. Earned or paid-for. Inbound or outbound. Media at its root is a means of communication.
  • published a poetry chapbook Canned with Finishing Line Press.
  • poetry and reviews have appeared in a wide variety of print and online journals including Portage, Midwest Prairie Review, Broad!, Glassworks, Split Rock Review, Passager, and Rivet Journal
  • interested in in mixed media collaborations. Poetry and dance. Poetry and visual art. Poetry and advertising. Blogs and creative nonfiction.
  • especially in love with broadsides, a format originally developed during the Industrial Revolution for the printing of ephemera.
  • taking digital arts and photography classes in order to expand my creativity.
  • self-taught website designer. Enjoys creating the world more beautiful for friends, family, fellow writers and clients.
  • active volunteer and advocate with Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets (wfop.org), serving as web manager, regional VP, organizing events and contests, including a monthly poetry reading series HOTT (houseofthetomato.com). and co-collaborator on Bramble Literary Magazine.

c o n t a c t

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Tori Grant Welhouse
2967 School Lane
Suamico, WI 54313


920.378.0310 cell

920.434.6726 home



Live or die, but don’t poison everything.
— Saul Bellow