Bernadette Geyer

Poet

DE-Berlin
US

Author's Bio

Bernadette Geyer is the author of the full-length poetry collection The Scabbard of Her Throat (The Word Works, 2013) and editor of My Cruel Invention: A Contemporary Poetry Anthology (Meerkat Press, 2015). Her work has appeared in 2015 Poet's Market, Fourteen Hills, Oxford American, Poet Lore, and elsewhere. She lives in Berlin, Germany, where she works as a writer, editor, and translator, and leads online workshops.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
2015 Poet's Market (, 2014)
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Old Flame: From the First 10 Years of 32 Poems Magazine (WordFarm, 2013)
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Waiting Room Reader: Stories to Keep You Company, Vol. 2 (CavanKerry Press, 2013)
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Poetic Voices Without Borders, 2 (Gival Press, 2009)
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Letters to the World (Red Hen Press, 2008)
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Poetic Voices without Borders (Gival Press, 2005)
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D.C. Poets Against the War (Argonne House Press, 2004)
Books:
My Cruel Invention: A Contemporary Poetry Anthology (Meerkat Press, 2015)
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The Scabbard of Her Throat (Word Works, 2013)
Chapbook:
What Remains (Argonne House Press, 2001)
Journals: ,
American Journal of Nursing
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Barn Owl Review
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Birmingham Poetry Review
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California Quarterly
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Center
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Connecticut River Review
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Connotations
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Dos Passos Review
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Ellipsis
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Evansville Review
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Heron Tree
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Hotel Amerika
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La Petite Zine
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Marlboro Review
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Mid-American Poetry Review
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Midwest Quarterly
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No Tell Motel
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Pebble Lake Review
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Potomac Review
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roger
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Verse Daily
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Weave Magazine
Prizes won: 

In 2012, Geyer's manuscript was selected by Cornelius Eady for publication by The Word Works. Recipient of a 2010 Strauss Fellowship from the Arts Council of Fairfax County (Virginia). Moving Words Poetry Prize (2000, 2004, 2007). Geyer was a Jenny McKean Moore Scholar at The George Washington University in 2004 & 2005.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
McKeesport
Raised in: 
Glassport, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Aug 08, 2018