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Rachel Mennies

Author's Bio

Rachel Mennies is the author of The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards (2014), the winner of the Walt McDonald First-Book Prize in Poetry at Texas Tech University Press, and the chapbook No Silence in the Fields (2012) from Blue Hour Press. She teaches in the First-Year Writing Program at Carnegie Mellon, and has worked as the reviews editor at AGNI and as an instructor of creative writing and composition at Penn State.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards (Texas Tech University Press, 2014)
Chapbooks:
No Silence in the Fields (Blue Hour Press, 2012)
Journals:
Alaska Quarterly Review, Black Warrior Review, Boxcar Poetry Review, Cimarron Review, Crab Creek Review, Cream City Review, Diagram, Gigantic Sequins, Handsome, Hayden's Ferry Review, Indiana Review, Kestrel, Linebreak, Meridian, Mid-American Review, Poet Lore, Poetry Daily, Poets for Living Waters, RHINO, Sixth Finch, Sycamore Review, The Journal, The Pinch, The Women's Review of Books, Witness
Prizes:
The Walt McDonald First-Book Prize in Poetry, Leonard Steinberg/Academy of American Poets Prize

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Listing last updated: April 30, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Jewish
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English

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