Sarah Rose Nordgren

Cincinnati, OH

Author's Bio

Sarah Rose Nordgren was raised in Durham, North Carolina, and has lived in New York, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Ireland. Her poetry collection, Best Bones, won the 2013 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize and is forthcoming from the University of Pittsburgh Press in 2014. Her poems have appeared in AGNI, Ploughshares, The Iowa Review, Pleiades, The Harvard Review, The Literary Review, the Best New Poets anthology, and elsewhere. She has been the recipient of two fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown as well as residencies from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, and the 2012 James Wright Poetry Award from Mid-American Review. She earned her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and an M.F.A from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she held the Fred Chappell Fellowship. Currently, Sarah Rose lives in Cincinnati and teaches in the English Department at Miami University of Ohio in Middletown.

Publications and Prizes

Book

Best Bones
(University of Pittsburgh Press,
2014)

Anthology

Best New Poets 2011
(University of Virginia Press,
2011)

Journal

Quarterly West
Hayden's Ferry Review
Mid-American Poetry Review
Verse Daily
Puerto del Sol
American Literary Review
La Petite Zine
The Collagist
The Cincinnati Review
Lumina
Natural Bridge
Prizes: 
Agnes Lynch Starrett First Book Award, University of Pittsburgh Press James Wright Award, Mid-American Review

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Frankfort, IL
Raised in: 
Durham, NC

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Listing last updated: January 9, 2014.

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