blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2017  Vol. 16 No. 2
an online journal of literature and the arts
Chloe Honum

Chloe Honum’s first book, The Tulip-Flame (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2014), was selected by Tracy K. Smith for the 2013 Cleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize, named a finalist for the 2015 PEN Center USA Literary Award in Poetry, won the 2014 Poetry Book of the Year Award from Foreword Reviews, and won the 2014 Best First Book of Poetry Award from the Texas Institute of Letters. She is also the author of a chapbook, Then Winter (Bull City Press, 2017). Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Orion, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. Her awards also include a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship and a Pushcart Prize. She is an assistant professor of English at Baylor University.  end

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