Lucy Biederman is a poet, the author of two chapbooks, and a PhD candidate in English Literature/Creative Writing at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette. She received an MFA in poetry from George Mason University in 2010 and has received scholarships from the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop and the Squaw Valley Community of Writers.
Her poems have appeared and are forthcoming in journals including Denver Quarterly, BOMB, No Tell Motel, The Journal, subTerrain, Gargoyle, The Cimarron Review, Smartish Pace, The Literary Review, Handsome, The Tusculum Review, and H_NGM_N.
Versions of her first book have been semifinalists and honorable mentions for national prizes including the Black Lawrence Press's St. Lawrence Book Prize, Persea Press's Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize, and Coconut Books's Cargill Prize.
Lucy is also a prolific book reviewer, having contributed reviews of new poetry to Tarpaulin Sky, Third Coast, Galatea Resurrects, Prick of the Spindle, and other journals. As a reviewer she focuses on female authors and feminist themes.
Publications and Prizes
The Hardest Part Is Done (Grey Book Press, 2013), The Other World (Dancing Girl Press, 2012)
2012 Best of the Net Nominee.
Second Place, Beullah Rose Poetry Prize, Smartish Pace.
Farrar Playwriting Grant, University of Michigan.
Bain Swiggett Poetry Prize, University of Michigan.
Andrea Goff Poetry Prize, Washington University.
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Listing last updated: May 11, 2013