Rebecca Morgan Frank


Chicago, IL

Author's Bio

Rebecca Morgan Frank's fourth collection of poems, Oh You Robot Saints!, is forthcoming from Carnegie Mellon in February 2021. Her previous collections are 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 in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, The Harvard Review, New England Review, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, Guernica, Orion, Pleiades, Poetry Northwest, Poetry Ireland, 32 Poems, Academy of America Poets Poem-A Day, the Slowdown podcast, and elsewhere. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Memorious: A Journal of New Verse and Fiction. A former Poet in Residence at Brandeis University and Distinguished Visiting Writer at Bowling Green State University, she is a visiting writer at in the MFA program at OSU Cascades in Fall 2020.

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)
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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.  Finalist for such awards as the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the Poetry Society of America's Lucille Medwick and George Bogin Awards.

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Charlottesville, VA
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Last update: Oct 01, 2020