Blackbird an online journal of literature and the arts Spring 2008 Vol. 7 No. 1



Joshua Poteat is the author of Ornithologies (Anhinga, 2006), winner of the 2004 Anhinga Poetry Prize; the chapbook Meditations (Poetry Society of America, 2004), winner of the Poetry Society of America’s National Chapbook Award; and Illustrating the Machine that Makes the World: From J.G. Heck’s 1851 Pictoral Archive of Nature and Science, forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press as part of the Contemporary Poets Series. He has won numerous awards, including fellowships from the Millay Colony for the Arts, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and prizes from American Literary Review, Bellingham Review, Columbia, The Marlboro Review, Nebraska Review, and Hunger Mountain 

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