Shelley Puhak

Baltimore, MD

Author's Bio

Shelley Puhak's second collection, Guinevere in Baltimore, was selected by Charles Simic for the Anthony Hecht Prize. She is also the author of Stalin in Aruba (Black Lawrence Press) and the chapbook The Consolation of Fairy Tales (Split Oak Press). Shelley is an assistant professor of English at Notre Dame of Maryland University. She lives in Baltimore with her husband and son.

Publications and Prizes

Stalin in Aruba
(Black Lawrence Press, 2009)
A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry
(University of Akron Press, 2012)
, Adrienne Rich: A Tribute Anthology
(Split Oak Press, 2012)
Alaska Quarterly Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Carolina Quarterly, Feminist Studies, Jabberwock Review, JMWW, Kenyon Review Online, Missouri Review, New South Review, Ninth Letter, Poemeleon, Normal School, Pinch, Third Coast, Yalobusha Review
The Consolation of Fairy Tales
(Split Oak Press, 2011)
Prizes Won: 
Split Oak Press’s 2011 Stephen Dunn Prize; 2010 Towson University Prize for Literature; Maryland State Arts Council grant

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Last updated: May 14, 2013