Rebecca Morgan Frank


Chicago, IL

Author's Bio

Rebecca Morgan Frank is the author of three collections of poems: Sometimes We're All Living in a Foreign Country and The Spokes of Venus, both from Carnegie Mellon University Press, and  Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon 2012), a finalist for the 2013 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Her awards and honors includes the Poetry Society of America's Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, an AWP Intro Journal Award, and fellowships from such places as the Sewanee Writers Conference, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Writers' Room of Boston, the Ragdale Foundation, and the Mississippi Arts Commission. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Harvard Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, Guernica, Orion, and elsewhere. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Memorious: A Journal of New Verse and Fiction and is the Spring 2019 & Spring 2020  Distinguished Visiting Writer at Bowling Green State University.

Publications & Prizes

Sometimes We're All Living in a Foreign Country (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2017)
The Spokes of Venus (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2016)
Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon Poetry, 2012)
Prizes won: 

Poetry Society of America's Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, AWP Intro Journal Award, Mississippi Arts Commission Fellowship in Poetry, Orison Anthology Award in Fiction

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Charlottesville, VA
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Last update: Dec 26, 2019