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Bernadette Geyer

Author's Bio

Bernadette Geyer is the author of the full-length poetry collection The Scabbard of Her Throat (The Word Works, 2013) and editor of My Cruel Invention: A Contemporary Poetry Anthology (Meerkat Press, 2015). Her work has appeared in 2015 Poet's Market, Fourteen Hills, Oxford American, Poet Lore, and elsewhere. She lives in Berlin, Germany, where she works as a writer, editor, and translator, and leads online workshops.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
My Cruel Invention: A Contemporary Poetry Anthology (Meerkat Press, 2015), The Scabbard of Her Throat (The Word Works, 2013)
Chapbooks:
What Remains (Argonne House Press, 2001)
Anthologies:
2015 Poet's Market (Writer's Digest, 2014), Old Flame: From the First 10 Years of 32 Poems Magazine (WordFarm, 2013), Waiting Room Reader: Stories to Keep You Company, Vol. 2 (CavanKerry Press, 2013), Poetic Voices Without Borders, 2 (Gival Press, 2009), Letters to the World (Red Hen Press, 2008), Poetic Voices without Borders (Gival Press, 2005), D.C. Poets Against the War (Argonne House Press, 2004)
Journals:
32 Poems, American Journal of Nursing, Arkansas Review, Asymptote, Atticus Review, Barn Owl Review, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Birmingham Poetry Review, Border Crossing, California Quarterly, Center, Cold Mountain Review, Connecticut River Review, Connotations, Crab Creek Review, Dislocate, Dos Passos Review, Ellipsis, Evansville Review, Flyway, Fourteen Hills, Gargoyle, Heron Tree, Hotel Amerika, La Petite Zine, Los Angeles Review, Marlboro Review, Mid-American Poetry Review, Midwest Quarterly, No Tell Motel, North American Review, Oxford American, Pebble Lake Review, Poet Lore, Potomac Review, Rattle, Roanoke Review, roger, South Dakota Review, The Ilanot Review, Verse Daily, Waccamaw, Weave Magazine
Prizes:
In 2012, Geyer's manuscript was selected by Cornelius Eady for publication by The Word Works. Recipient of a 2010 Strauss Fellowship from the Arts Council of Fairfax County (Virginia). Moving Words Poetry Prize (2000, 2004, 2007). Geyer was a Jenny McKean Moore Scholar at The George Washington University in 2004 & 2005.

Bernadette Geyer Resume

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Listing last updated: May 3, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
McKeesport, PA
Raised in:
Glassport, PA

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