Rebecca Morgan Frank is the author of the poetry collection Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon 2012), one of three finalists for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in such journals as Ploughshares, New England Review, Harvard Review, The Missouri Review Online, 32 Poems, Diode, and Washington Square, and have been reprinted by Best New Poets 2008, Poetry Daily, and Verse Daily. Her manuscript-in-progress, The Last Time I Saw Manila, was selected by Marilyn Hacker for the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award. She has recently been awarded fellowships from the Virginia Center for Creative Arts (VCCA) and Lighthouse Works, as well as a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Her poems have been set as art song by composers Eric Malmquist and Brian Baxter, as well as by Aaron Stepp, with whom she recently completed a collaborative work of digital music as joint fellows at VCCA.
She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Cincinnati as an Elliston Poetry Fellow after earning an M.F.A. from Emerson College and a B.A. from Vassar College. The co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online magazine Memorious, she is an assistant professor at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Center for Writers.
Author photograph by Mara Brod.