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Carol Westberg

Author's Bio

Carol Westberg’s first full-length collection of poems, Slipstream, was published in 2010. A finalist for the Ruth Stone Prize, she has published poems in Prairie Schooner, Hunger Mountain, Northern Woodlands, and Granite Review and has work forthcoming in Calyx. The granddaughter of Swedish immigrants, she spent her childhood on a family farm in Iowa, earned a BA from Duke University, an MA from Stanford University, and an MFA in poetry from Vermont College. She has lived in Boston, Paris, San Francisco, and Hanover, New Hampshire, working as a teacher, writer, editor, and marketing director.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Slipstream (David Robert Books, 2010)
Prizes:
Finalist for the Ruth Stone Prize

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Migration by W.S. Merwin, The Salt House by Cynthia Huntington, The Open Road by Pico Iyer, Stirring the Mud by Barbara Hurd

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Listing last updated: December 3, 2010

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Berkeley, CA
Raised in:
Shenandoah, IA

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