Carol Westberg


10 1/2 Sargent Street
Hanover, NH 03755
603 643 1261

Author's Bio

Carol Westberg’s first full-length collection of poems, Slipstream, was published in 2010. A finalist for the Ruth Stone Prize, she has published poems in Prairie Schooner, Hunger Mountain, Northern Woodlands, and Granite Review and has work forthcoming in Calyx. The granddaughter of Swedish immigrants, she spent her childhood on a family farm in Iowa, earned a BA from Duke University, an MA from Stanford University, and an MFA in poetry from Vermont College. She has lived in Boston, Paris, San Francisco, and Hanover, New Hampshire, working as a teacher, writer, editor, and marketing director.

Publications & Prizes

Slipstream (David Robert Books, 2010)
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Finalist for the Ruth Stone Prize

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Migration by W.S. Merwin, The Salt House by Cynthia Huntington, The Open Road by Pico Iyer, Stirring the Mud by Barbara Hurd

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Shenandoah, IA
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Last update: Dec 03, 2010