Poet Teachers in the Creative Writing Program

Poet Teachers in the Creative Writing Program

Poet Teachers in the Creative Writing Program
Tara Betts
Arc & Hue

 

Tara Betts
Arc & Hue

Willow Brooks, 2009

Betts’ poetry has appeared in MOTIF 2, Words Beats & Life, Tuesday: An Art Journal, Kweli, Meridians, Mythium, Ninth Letter, Reverie, Hanging Loose, Black Renaissance Noire, Drunken Boat, Aunt Chloe, OCHO, PMS, Black Arts Quarterly, Callaloo, MiPoesias, Essence Magazine, Obsidian III, and Columbia Poetry Review. Her poems have also been published in several anthologies, including Letters to the World, Black Writing From Chicago, Bowery Women, and Gathering Ground.

 

Joanna Fuhrman
Pageant

 

Joanna Fuhrman
Pageant
Alice James Books, 2009

Fuhrman’s poems have appeared in Hanging Loose, New American Writing, Conduit, American Letters & Commentary, Fence, Lit, Vanitas, Brooklyn Rail, Traffic, Lungful!, Filter, 6X6, New York Quarterly, OCHO, The Germ, and Ping Pong.

 

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Sarah Heller

Heller has poetry and fiction published or forthcoming in RealPoetik, Painted Bride Quarterly, Pembroke Magazine, NextBook, The Temple/El Templo, Thin Air, the blog Best American Poetry (blog), and The Apocalypse Anthology (Flying Guillotine Press). She is the Executive Director of the Authors League Fund and teaches Creative Writing serves on the Board of Directors of Nightboat Books. She was the recipient of the Nadya Aisenberg Fellowship at the MacDowell Colony for 2005-2006, and has received other fellowships or awards from Drisha Institute, Virginia Council for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, and Soul Mountain Retreat.

 

Marcus Jackson

 


Marcus Jackson

Jackson’s poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, The Harvard Review, The Cincinnati Review, and Hayden’s Ferry Review, among many other publications. He has received fellowships from New York University and Cave Canem. His chapbook, Rundown, was recently published by Aureole Press. His debut collection of poems, Neighborhood Register, will be released in the fall of 2011.

 

Susan L. Miller

 


Susan L. Miller

Miller’s poems have appeared in Iowa Review, Black Warrior Review, Calyx, Meridian, Commonweal, Sewanee Theological Review, Portable Boog Reader 4, and Pollifax. She was a semi-finalist for the 2009 Kinereth Gensler Award, a finalist for the 2009 Autumn House Poetry Prize, and the winner of the 2009 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize.

 

Yerra Sugarman
The Bag of Broken Glass

 

Yerra Sugarman
The Bag of Broken Glass
Sheep Meadow Press, 2008

Sugarman’s poetry has appeared in a number of journals and anthologies, including The Nation, Prairie Schooner, Literary Imagination, The Massachusetts Review, Pleiades, Global City Review, Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Nightsun, Barrow Street, The Walrus, Upstreet, Lyric Poetry Review,Cimarron Review, The New Vilna Review, 100 Poets Against the War, The Torah: A Women’s Commentary, White Ink: Poems on Mothers and Motherhood, and Letters to the World.