Bio

img_1930boxingcarmvs1headshot-version-3Rebecca Morgan Frank is the author of The Spokes of Venus (Carnegie Mellon University Press 2016) and Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon 2012),  a finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Her third collection of poetry, Sometimes We’re All Living in a Foreign Country, is forthcoming from Carnegie Mellon in October 2017.  Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such places as The New Yorker, Ploughshares, New England Review, Harvard Review, The Missouri Review online, Guernica, and Verse Dailyand her short stories, essays, and articles have appeared such places as Prairie Schooner, Five Chapters, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Black Camera: An International Film Journal, and The Little Magazine in Contemporary America. 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 the Poetry Society of America’s 2010 Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, a Mississippi Arts Commission Artist Fellowship, and fellowships from such places as the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and the Writers’ Room of Boston. Co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online magazine Memorious, She has taught at Emerson College and Grub Street in Boston, and at the University of Southern Mississippi’s 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.

Author photo by Betty Press.