Bio

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Rebecca Morgan Frank is the author of 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. Her poems have appeared in such places as The New YorkerAmerican Poetry ReviewPloughshares, New England Review, Literary Imagination, Harvard Review, The Missouri Review online,and Guernica. She is the recipient of the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award; a Theodore and Jane Norman Research Award from Brandeis University, a Faculty Innovation Award from the University of Southern Mississippi, a Mississippi Arts Commission Artist Fellowship, an AWP Intro Journal Award, and fellowships from such places as the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Writers’ Room of Boston, and the Ragdale Foundation. Her collaborations with composers have been performed and exhibited across the country.

A native of Charlottesville, Virginia, Frank holds a BA from Vassar College, an MFA from Emerson College, and a PhD from the University of Cincinnati. Co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online magazine Memorious, Frank spent four years as an assistant professor in the University of Southern Mississippi’s graduate creative writing program, The Center for Writers, and she was the Jacob Ziskind  Poet in Residence at Brandeis University from 2016-2018. She is currently the  Visiting Assistant Professor in Poetry at Beloit College for the fall semester of 2018.

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Author photo by Betty Press.

 

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