Lynn Pedersen

Atlanta, GA

Author's Bio

Lynn Pedersen is the author of The Nomenclature of Small Things (Carnegie Mellon University Press Poetry Series), Theories of Rain (Main Street Rag Editor's Choice Chapbook Series) and Tiktaalik, Adieu (Finishing Line Press New Women's Voices Chapbook Series). Her poems, essays and reviews have appeared in online and print literary journals including Cider Press Review, New England Review, Ecotone, Comstock Review, Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, Borderlands, Ellipisis, Southern Poetry Review, Poet Lore, Irreatum and The Chattahoochee Review. She is a Pushcart Prize and Georgia Author of the Year Award nominee. Pedersen is a graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing program.

Publications and Prizes

The Nomenclature of Small Things
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2016)
Stone, River, Sky: An Anthology of Georgia Poems
(Negative Capability Press, 2015)
, [Ex]tinguised & [Ex]tinct, an Anthology of Things That No Longer [Ex]ist
(Twelve Winters Press, 2014)
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Chattahoochee Review, Cider Press Review, Comstock Review, Ecotone, Ellipsis, Heron Tree, Little Patuxent Review, New England Review, Slipstream, Southern Poetry Review, Sow's Ear Poetry Review, The Nassau Review
Theories of Rain
(Main Street Rag, 2009)
, Tiktaalik, Adieu
(Finishing Line Press, 2014)
Prizes Won: 
Eric Hoffer Book Award Honorable Mention, Tiktaalik, Adieu (Chapbook); Ecotone Evolution Contest Third Place "On Reading About the Illness and Death of Darwin's Daughter Annie"

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Last updated: Jun 18, 2016