Rebecca Morgan Frank is the author of the poetry collection Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon Poetry 2012), one of three finalists for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Her poems have appeared in such places as Ploughshares, The Georgia Review, The Missouri Review online, Guernica, Post Road, Blackbird, Bat City, Crazyhorse, 32 Poems, and Best New Poets 2008, and have been featured on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily. Her new work was selected by Marilyn Hacker for the Poetry Society of America’s 2010 Alice Fay di Castagnola Award for a manuscript-in-progress. She has received an AWP Intro Journal Award, a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship for the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and fellowships from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Writers’ Room of Boston. She earned a BA from Vassar College, an MFA from Emerson College, and a PhD from the University of Cincinnati.
Morgan has taught at Emerson and Emmanuel Colleges and the MassArt low-residency MFA program at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, as well as Grub Street in Boston. From 2003-2008, she served as the associate director of the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge. The co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online magazine Memorious, she is an assistant professor at the Center for Writers, the creative writing graduate program at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Author photograph by Mara Brod.