Shaindel Beers

Fiction Writer, Poet

622 NW 9th Street
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 
(541) 310-0331

Author's Bio

Shaindel Beers’ poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. She is currently a professor of English at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon, in Eastern Oregon’s high desert and also serves as Poetry Editor of Contrary.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Anthology:
Just Like a Girl (GirlChild Press, 2008)
Journals: ,
Ignavia
,
Sub-Lit
,
Women in Judaism

Poetry

Anthologies:
Open Windows III (Ghost Road Press, 2008)
,
Alternatives to Surrender (Plain View Press, 2007)
,
I Am This Meat (Susurrus Press, 2007)
Books:
The Children's War and Other Poems (Salt, 2013)
,
A Brief History of Time (Salt, 2009)
Journals:
A Prairie Home Companion
,
Arabesques Press
,
DuPage Arts Life
,
Hot Metal Press
, ,
Talkin' Blues
, ,
Trellis
Prizes won: 

Finalist for Iron Horse literary Trifecta award(2015)
Finalist for New Letters Poetry Award (2015)
First place Karen Fredericks and Frances Willitts Poetry Prize (2008)
Grand Prize Co-winner Trellis Magazine sestina contest (2008)
First place Dylan Days Poetry Competition (2007)
Award-winning poem published, Eleventh Muse (2006)
Honorable mention, Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Awards (2005)
Honorable mention, Juniper Creek/Unnamed Writers Award (2005)
Pushcart nominated poem “A Brief History of Time” (2004)
Award-winning poem published, The Prelude (1999)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White, Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Teenagers
Born in: 
South Bend
Raised in: 
Argos, IN
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Last update: Sep 21, 2015