Rachel Contreni Flynn

1309 Liverpool Lane
Mundelein, IL 60060

Author's Bio

Rachel Contreni Flynn’s second full-length collection, Tongue, won the Benjamin Saltman Award and is forthcoming from Red Hen Press, and her chapbook, Haywire, is forthcoming from Bright Hill Press. Her first book, Ice, Mouth, Song, was published in 2005 by Tupelo Press, after winning the Dorset Prize. She was awarded a Fellowship from the NEA in 2007. Her work has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and she received an Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowship in 2005. She is a graduate of the Warren Wilson College MFA Program and lives north of Chicago with her husband and two children.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Ice, Mouth, Song
(Tupelo Press, 2005)
, Tongue
(Red Hen Press, 2010)
Chapbook: 
Haywire
(Bright Hill Press, 2009)

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Paris, France
Raised in: 
Brookston, IN
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Last updated: Jun 16, 2009