Wendy Barker

San Antonio, TX 782490643

Author's Bio

My sixth book of poetry is One Blackbird at a Time, winner of the John Ciardi Prize (BkMk Press, 2015. My fourth chapbook is From the Moon, Earth is Blue (Wings Press, 2015.) A co-edited anthology (with Dave Parsons), Far Out: Poems of the '60s, was published by Wings Press in 2016. My poems have have been published in hundreds of journals and anthologies, including Best American Poetry 2013. I am Poet-in-Residence and the Pearl LeWinn Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where I've taught since 1982.

Publications and Prizes

Between Frames
(Pecan Grove Press, 2006)
, Eve Remembers
(Aark Arts Press, 1996)
, Far Out: Poems of the '60s
(Wings Press, 2016)
, From the Moon, Earth is Blue
(Wings Press, 2015)
, Let the Ice Speak
(Ithaca House, 1991)
, Nothing Between Us
(Del Sol Press, 2009)
, Poems from Paradise
(WordTech Editions, 2005)
, Poems from Paradise
(WordTech Editions, 2005)
, Poems Progress
(Absey & Company, 2002)
, Rabindranath Tagore: Final Poems
(George Braziller, Inc., 2001)
, Way of Whiteness
(Wings Press, 2000)
, Winter Chickens & Other Poems
(Corona Press, 1990)
American Scholar, Kenyon Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, North American Review, Partisan Review, Poetry, Prairie Schooner

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Summit, United States
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Phoenix, Tucson, AZ, United States
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Last updated: Sep 28, 2016