S. Erin Batiste


Author's Bio

S. Erin Batiste is the author of the chapbook, Glory to All Fleeting Things. She is the 2019 Bread Loaf-Rona Jaffe Scholar in Poetry and her recent honors include fellowships and support from Cave Canem, Callaloo, Vermont Studio Center, SPACE on Ryder Farm, The Mastheads, Brooklyn Poets, and Atlantic Center for the Arts. In 2018 she was named a finalist for the Furious Flower Poetry Prize and The New Guard Knightville Poetry Contest, a semi-finalist for the 92Y Discovery Contest, and made the long lists for the Cosmonauts Avenue Poetry Prize and Peach Mag Gold in Poetry. She is a reader for The Rumpus and her Best New Poets, Best of the Net and Pushcart nominated poems are anthologized and appear in wildness, Cosmonauts Avenue, Paper Darts, Peach Mag, and Puerto del Sol among other decorated journals.

Publications & Prizes

Glory to All Fleeting Things (Backbone Press, 2019)
Cosmonauts Avenue
Haunt Journal of Art
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Peach Mag
Puerto del Sol

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Last update: Nov 27, 2019