Heather Derr-Smith

Poet

IA

Author's Bio

Heather Derr-Smith is the author of three books, Each End of the World (Main Street Rag Press, 2005), The Bride Minaret (University of Akron Press, 2008), and Tongue Screw (Spark Wheel Press, 2016). Her Fourth Manuscript, Thrust, just won the Lexi Rudnitsky Editor's Award at Persea Books and will be published in 2017.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Thrust (Persea Books, 2017)
,
Tongue Screw (Spark Wheel Press, 2016)
,
The Bride Minaret (University of Akron Press, Akron Poetry Series, 2008)
,
Each End of the World (Main Street Rag, 2005)
Prizes won: 

University of Akron Press Editor's Choice Award.

Persea Books, Lexi Rudnitsky Editor's Choice Award.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Darkening Trapeze by Larry Levis, Citizen by Claudia Rankine, I Must be Living Twice by Eileen Myles, The Small Backs of Children by Lidia Yuknavitch, A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Dallas
Raised in: 
Fredericksburg, VA
Virginia
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Last update: Aug 28, 2017