Beth Bachmann


New York, NY
New York US

Author's Bio

Beth Bachmann is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow and the author of three books from the Pitt Poetry Series: Temper, winner of the AWP Donald Hall Prize and Kate Tufts Discovery Award, Do Not Rise, winner of the Poetry Society of America’s Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, and CEASE, winner of the VQR Emily Clark Balch Prize (Fall 2018). Recent work has appeared in Guernica and The New Yorker; new work is forthcoming in Poetry Magazine. Each fall, she serves as Writer in Residence in the MFA program at Vanderbilt University and divides the rest of her time between Nashville and New York City.

Publications & Prizes

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Do Not Rise (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015)
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Kenyon Review
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Poetry Magazine
The Nation
The New Yorker
Tin House
Prizes won: 

2008 AWP Donald Hall Poetry Prize

2010 Kate Tufts Discovery Award

2011 Poetry Society America Alice Fay di Castagnola Award

2016 Guggenheim Fellowship

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Last update: Jan 08, 2020