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Pamela Yenser

Author's Bio

Pamela McMaster Yenser was born in Alexandria VA, lived in Roswell NM and Downey CA, and attended grade to grad school in Wichita KS. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Idaho, MA in English from Pittsburg State University, and BA in English from Wichita State University. She has served as an editor at Mikrokosmos; guest poetry editor at The Midwest Quarterly; and university publications writer, editor, and instructor of improv and writing. She currently teaches writing in Albuquerque NM.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
Adobe Walls #2: an anthology of New Mexico Poetry (Kenneth Gurney, 2011), Men and Women: Together and Alone (The Spirit That Moves Us Press, 1988)
Journals:
assay, Elysian Fields Quarterly, Fugue, Iowa Woman, Kansas Quarterly, Midwest Quarterly, Pivot, Poetry Northwest, The Massachusetts Review, Touchstone
Prizes:
Nominated for the AWP Award and Pushcart Prize; received the Academy of American Poets University Poetry Prize and the Antietam Review Literary Award

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Listing last updated: June 17, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Born in:
Alexandria, VA
Raised in:
Wichita, KS

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