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Mary Biddinger
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Want to improve your poetry? Or are you a fan of poetry? Whatever your connection to poetry, be sure to follow these top 21 American poets on Twitter.
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New at BARN OWL REVIEW! 
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New review at The California Review of Women Writers. Yay! 
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Mary Biddinger's poems are poignant, playful, a little mysterious, in love with language, and full of surprising connections: between music and meaning, between memory and imagination, between nostalgia and a yearning for what's next. I've read and admired her poems since we were in the same ...
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Hooray! 
The following 36 poets were chosen out of more than 1,600 applicants for this year’s National Endowment for...
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The Akron Poetry Prize is now open for submissions. Details below! Carmen Giménez Smith is this year's final judge. 
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New review at New Pages! 
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Interesting... "dark" is not a word I would ever have chosen for it, but I see what she's getting at...
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Thank you to Danielle Susi for this awesome review at The Rumpus! 
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Ohio loves its writers, and writers love Ohio. There are a wealth of incredible writers, publishers, literary organizations, readers and creatives here. In organizing and attending readings and speaking with other Ohio writers, what I hear over and over again is that the writing community in this state, particularly Columbus, is uniquely supportive and welcoming.
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Two Dollar Radio are based in Columbus? How have I never known this?
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Dr. Mary Biddinger, who is the author of four published collections of poetry, is the recipient of the highly competitive award.
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+Barn Owl Review is thrilled to share this interview with poet Shaindel Beers. Enjoy! 
I'll Love Mountains as Only a Flatlander Can: An Interview with Poet Shaindel Beers. In the Fall 2014 semester, Shaindel Beers developed a steadfast following in Akron, Ohio, where students in a University of Akron literature course fell in love with her poetry collection A Brief History of Time ...
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poet, professor, editor
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  • University of Akron Press
    Poetry & Poetics Editor, 2008 - present
  • University of Akron
    Associate Professor of English & Creative Writing, 2005 - present
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Female
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Akron's finest poetry and garbage.
Education
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    English, 1998 - 2003
    PhD, Program for Writers
  • Bowling Green State University
    Poetry, 1996 - 1998
    MFA, Poetry
  • University of Michigan
    English & Creative Writing, 1992 - 1996
    BA
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