Shaindel Beers

622 NW 9th Street
Pendleton, OR 97801
(541) 310-0331

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.

Publications and Prizes

A Brief History of Time
(Salt, 2009)
, The Children's War and Other Poems
(Salt, 2013)
Alternatives to Surrender
(Plain View Press, 2007)
, I Am This Meat
(Susurrus Press, 2007)
, Just Like a Girl
(GirlChild Press, 2008)
, Open Windows III
(Ghost Road Press, 2008)
, Woman. Period.
(Spinsters Ink, 2008)
A Prairie Home Companion,, Arabesques Press, Damselfly Press, Dana Literary Society On-line Journal, DuPage Arts Life, E2k: a journal for the new literary paradigm, Eleventh Muse, HotMetal 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 Won: 
Finalist for Iron Horse literary Trifecta award(2015) Finalist for New Letters Poetry Award (2015) 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)

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Caucasian, Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Teenagers
Born in: 
South Bend
Raised in: 
Argos, IN
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Last updated: Sep 21, 2015