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Shaindel Beers

Author's Bio

Shaindel Beers’ poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. She is currently a professor of English at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon, in Eastern Oregon’s high desert and also serves as Poetry Editor of Contrary, and as a Poetry Reviewer for Bookslut.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Children's War and Other Poems (Salt, 2013), A Brief History of Time (Salt, 2009)
Anthologies:
Just Like a Girl (GirlChild Press, 2008), Open Windows III (Ghost Road Press, 2008), Woman. Period. (Spinsters Ink, 2008), Alternatives to Surrender (Plain View Press, 2007), I Am This Meat (Susurrus Press, 2007)
Journals:
A Prairie Home Companion, applevalleyreview.com, Arabesques Press, Damselfly Press, Dana Literary Society On-line Journal, DuPage Arts Life, E2k: a journal for the new literary paradigm, Eleventh Muse, Hot Metal Press, Hunger Mountain, Ignavia, Minnesota Review, Moon Journal, New Verse News, Poetry Miscellany, Projectedletters, The World's Literary Magazine, Red Fez, Sub-Lit, Swell, Talkin' Blues, Tipton Poetry Journal, Trellis, Willow Review, Women in Judaism
Prizes:
First place Karen Fredericks and Frances Willitts Poetry Prize (2008) Grand Prize Co-winner Trellis Magazine sestina contest (2008) First place Dylan Days Poetry Competition (2007) Award-winning poem published, Eleventh Muse (2006) Honorable mention, Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Awards (2005) Honorable mention, Juniper Creek/Unnamed Writers Award (2005) Pushcart nominated poem “A Brief History of Time” (2004) Award-winning poem published, The Prelude (1999)

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Listing last updated: May 21, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Feminist
Prefers to work with:
Adults, Teenagers
Born in:
South Bend, IN
Raised in:
Argos, IN

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