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Rebecca Cook

Author's Bio

Rebecca Cook’s novel, Click, was published in 2014 by New Rivers Press. She has published two books of poems, I Will Not Give Over, (Aldrich Press, 2013) and The Terrible Baby (Dancing Girl Press, 2006). She writes poetry, short stories, novels, and essays in just about any form—-lyric essays, cross-genre experimental work, memoir, and many in-between hard-to-define forms. Her work has been published in journals such as The Georgia Review, The New England Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Antioch Review, The Nervous Breakdown, The Rumpus, Atticus Journal, Northwest Review, Plume, theNewerYork, and many other places in print and around the web. She has taught creative writing for over twelve years and loves to work with students, whether privately or in workshops. If you would like to work with her privately, or have her come and teach a class, give a reading, or host a workshop, you can reach her here: godlikepoet@gmail.com

Publications and Prizes

CLICK (New Rivers Press, 2014), I Will Not Give Over (Aldrich Press, 2013)
The Terrible Baby (Dancing Girl Press, 2006)
Antioch Review, Apalachee Review, Carve, diode, Exquisite Corpse, Georgia Review, Grist, jmww, New England Review, New Orleans Review, Pank, Plume, Poet Lore, Powhatan Review, Quarter After Eight, Slipstream, Sliver of Stone, Southeast Review, Stone Highway Review, Story South, The Cortland Review
2009 Bread Loaf Margaret Bridgam Fiction Scholar

Rebecca Cook Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Bible by Who Knows?, Bluets by Maggie Nelson, The Journals of Sylvia Plath
Favorite Books:
The Iliad, A Wrinkle in Time, Moby Dick, The Animal Family, The Little House Books, The Chronicles of Narnia, Lolita, Almost all of Ellen Gilchrist's books and stories, Lauren Slater's Lying, Little Women, Alone With All That Could Happen, Lord of the Far Island, Issac Asimov's Foundation and Robot Books, The Faun and the Woodcutter's Daughter, Slater's Blue Beyond Blue, A Brief History of Nearly Everything, As I Lay Dying, Genesis, Luke, The Never Ending Story, Wild, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, The Kiss, Paradise Lost
Favorite Authors:
Jenny Sadre-Orafai, Homer, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madaline L'Engle, Ellen Gilchrist, Lauren Slater, Victoria Holt, Anne Sexton, Randal Jarrell, Herman Melville, C.S. Lewis, Sylvia Plath, Milton

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Listing last updated: May 13, 2016

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
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Born in:
Fort Oglethorpe, GA
Raised in:
Wood Station/Ringgold, GA

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