blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2023  Vol. 21  No.3
an online journal of literature and the arts
Hayley Graffunder

Hayley Graffunder’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Cincinnati Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, RHINO, Salt Hill, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of the 2020 Catherine and Joan Byrne Poetry Prize, sponsored by the Academy of American Poets, and the 2018 Lon Otto Prize for poetry. She is a graduate of the MFA program in poetry at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she served as the managing editor for Blackbird. She teaches poetry at Virginia Commonwealth University.  end

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