Shaindel Beers

622 NW 9th StreetPendleton, OR 97801
Phone: 
(541) 310-0331
Website: 
shaindelbeers.com

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, and as a Poetry Reviewer for Bookslut.

Publications and Prizes

Book

A Brief History of Time
(Salt,
2009)
The Children's War and Other Poems
(Salt,
2013)

Anthology

Just Like a Girl
(GirlChild Press,
2008)
Open Windows III
(Ghost Road Press,
2008)
Alternatives to Surrender
(Plain View Press,
2007)
I Am This Meat
(Susurrus Press,
2007)

Journal

Women in Judaism
Sub-Lit
Ignavia
Tipton Poetry Journal
Damselfly Press
Red Fez
Arabesques Press
DuPage Arts Life
Hot Metal Press
Trellis
Talkin' Blues
A Prairie Home Companion
Prizes: 
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

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian, Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Teenagers
Born in: 
South Bend, IN
Raised in: 
Argos, IN

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Listing last updated: May 21, 2013.