blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Rachel Jamison Webster earned an MFA from Warren Wilson College in 2004. She currently lives in Chicago, where she teaches English at Loyola University and helps develop literary arts programs for at-risk teenagers. She has edited two anthologies of writing by Chicago youth, Paper Atrium (2004) and Alchemy (2000), both published locally by Gallery 37 and the City of Chicago. In 1997, Jamison was awarded the Academy of American Poets Young Poets Prize. Her poems have appeared in journals including Rattle, 13th Moon, The Mid-America Review and the Oyez Review.