Megan Burns

5575 Woodlawn Pl
New Orleans, LA 70124
Phone: 
504-615-9146

Author's Bio

Megan Burns has a MFA from Naropa University and edits the poetry magazine, Solid Quarter (solidquarter.blogspot.com). She has been most recently published in Jacket Magazine, Callaloo, New Laurel Review, YAWP Journal, and the Big Bridge New Orleans Anthology. Her poetry and prose reviews have been published in Tarpaulin Sky, Gently Read Lit, Big Bridge, and Rain Taxi. Her book Memorial + Sight Lines was published in 2008 by Lavender Ink. She has two chapbooks, Frida Kahlo: I am the poem (2004) and Framing a Song (2010) from Trembling Pillow Press. She lives in New Orleans where she and her husband, poet Dave Brinks, run the weekly 17 Poets! reading series (www.17poets.com).

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Memorial + Sight Lines
(Lavender Ink, 2008)
Anthologies: 
Big Bridge New Orleans Anthology
(Big Bridge, 2010)
Journals: 
5-Trope, Bombay Gin, Callaloo, Drunken Boat, Exquisite Corpse, Monkey Puzzle, New Laurel Review, Slipstream, Trickhouse, Turntable & Blue Light, Yawp

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Natchez
Raised in: 
New Orleans, LA
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Last updated: Aug 09, 2011