Margaret Rhee

Poet

Author's Bio

Margaret Rhee is the author of the chapbook Yellow (Tinfish Press, 2011). With Ching-In Chen and Debbie Yee, she co-edited Here is A Pen: An Anthology of West Coast Kundiman Poets (Achiote Press, 2010) and with Oliver Bendorf and other queer poets, she co-edited Glitter Tongue: Queer and Trans Love Poems (2012). She served as managing editor of Mixed Blood, a literary journal of innovative poetics and race at the University of California, Berkeley. She has received fellowships from the Squaw Valley Poetry Workshop and Kundiman. In 2012, she was featured in Hyphen Magazine’s The Descendants, a profile of the next generation of Asian American poets and writers.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
Here Is A Pen: An Anthology of West Coast Kundiman Poets (Achiote Press, 2011)
Chapbook:
Yellow (TinFish Press, 2011)
Journals: , ,
Kartika Review
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Mission at Tenth
Prizes won: 

2014 Science Fiction Poetry Association Contest
2014 Squaw Valley Poetry Workshop Scholarship
2008 Kundiman Poetry Scholarship

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any, At Risk Youth, LGBTQ, Incarcerated individuals, Teachers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles
Raised in: 
CA
California
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Last update: Jan 08, 2015