Bio

img_1930boxingcarmvs1headshot-version-3Rebecca Morgan Frank is the author of three collections of poems: Sometimes We’re All Living in a Foreign Country (Carnegie Mellon, 2017); The Spokes of Venus (Carnegie Mellon, 2016); and Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon Poetry, 2012), finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery Award.  She has received an AWP Intro Journal Award and the Poetry Society of America’s 2010 Alice Fay di Castagnola Award  for her manuscript-in-progress, and her poems have appeared in such places as The New Yorker, American Poetry ReviewPloughshares, New England Review, Literary Imagination, Harvard Review, The Missouri Review online, and Guernica. Born in Charlottesville, Virginia, Rebecca Morgan Frank holds an MFA from Emerson College and a PhD in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Cincinnati. She is the recipient of a Mississippi Arts Commission Artist Fellowship and fellowships and residencies from such places as the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Writers’ Room of Boston, Catwalk, and the Ragdale Foundation. Co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online magazine Memorious, Frank has taught at Emerson College and Grub Street in Boston, and at the University of Southern Mississippi’s graduate program, The Center for Writers, in Hattiesburg, MS. She is the Jacob Ziskind Visiting Poet in Residence at Brandeis University in MA and now calls the Chicago area home.

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Author photo by Betty Press.

 

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