S. Erin Batiste


Author's Bio

S. Erin Batiste is an interdisciplinary poet and author of the chapbook, Glory to All Fleeting Things. She is a 2022-2023 The Poetry Project Emerge-Surface-Be Fellow, and a 2022 PEN Emerging Voices Fellow, Toi Derricotte Fellow +Resident at UCROSS, Tin House Debut 40 Writer in Residence, and SWWIM Writer in Residence. Additionally, she has received fellowships and generous support from Cave Canem, PERIPLUS, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Rona Jaffe Foundation, Poets & Writers +Reese’s Book Club’s The Readership, Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, The Jerome Foundation, Assets for Artists +MASS MoCA, Crosstown Arts, and Callaloo. Batiste is a reader for The Rumpus and her own Pushcart, Best New Poets, and Best of the Net nominated work has exhibited in New York, and is anthologized and appears internationally in Interim, Meridians, Michigan Quarterly Review, and wildness among other decorated journals.

Publications & Prizes

Cosmonauts Avenue
Haunt Journal of Art
Meridians Feminism, Race, Transnationalism
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Peach Mag
Puerto del Sol
Verse Daily

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African American, American, Black, Feminist
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Last update: Oct 18, 2022