Tana Jean Welch

Poet

Tallahassee, FL 32303

Author's Bio

Tana Jean Welch is the author of Latest Volcano, winner of the 2015 Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize. Welch earned her MFA in Poetry from San Diego State University and her PhD in Literature from Florida State University. Her poems have appeared in journals including The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Prairie Schooner, and the anthology Best New Poets. Her scholarship on contemporary American poetry has been published in MELUS and The Journal of Ecocriticism. Born and raised in Fresno, California, she currently lives in Tallahassee where she is Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities at the Florida State University College of Medicine.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Latest Volcano (Marsh Hawk Press, 2016)
Prizes won: 

2015 Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Fresno
Raised in: 
Clovis, CA
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Last update: May 17, 2016