blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2022  Vol. 21  No. 2
an online journal of literature and the arts
Dustin Pearson

Dustin Pearson is the author of A Season in Hell with Rimbaud (BOA Editions, Ltd., 2022), A Family is a House (C&R Press, 2019), and Millennial Roost (C&R Press, 2018). His work has appeared in Blackbird, The Nation, Poetry Northwest, TriQuarterly, and The Literary Review, among others. He was awarded a 2021 Pushcart Prize, Best Collaboration at the 2020 Cadence Video Poetry Festival for a film adaptation of his poem “The Flame in Mother’s Mouth,” the 2019 John MacKay Shaw Award, and the 2015 Katharine C. Turner Prize from the Academy of American Poets. He is the recipient of fellowships from The Watering Hole, Cave Canem, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing, and The Anderson Center at Tower View. Pearson has served as the editor of Haydens Ferry Review and a director of the Clemson Literary Festival. He is an assistant professor of creative writing at the University of Toledo.  end

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