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 New England Review, Ecotone, Nimrod, Borderlands, Southern Poetry Review, Poet Lore, 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

Books: 
The Nomenclature of Small Things
(Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2016)
Anthologies: 
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)
Journals: 
Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Chattahoochee Review, Cider Press Review, Comstock Review, Ecotone, Ellipsis, Heron Tree, Little Patuxent Review, New England Review, Nimrod, Slipstream, Southern Poetry Review, Sow's Ear Poetry Review, The Nassau Review
Chapbook: 
Theories of Rain
(Main Street Rag, 2009)
, Tiktaalik, Adieu
(Finishing Line Press, 2014)
Prizes Won: 
 2017 Eric Hoffer Academic Press Award, The Nomenclature of Small Things; 2017 Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize Shortlist, The Nomenclature of Small Things; 2016 Julie Suk Award Longlist for Poetry, The Nomenclature of Small Things; 2016 Forward INDIES Finalist for Poetry (winner announced June 2017), The Nomenclature of Small Things; 2016 Lascaux Prize Finalist in Collected Poetry, The Nomenclature of Small Things; 2017 Georgia Author of the Year Award Nominee, The Nomenclature of Small Things; 2016 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"

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Teachers
Fluent in: 
English
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Last updated: Jun 16, 2017