blackbirdonline journalFall 2009  Vol. 8  No. 2
Maureen Seaton
Maureen Seaton’s recent publications include her sixth solo poetry collection Cave of the Yellow Volkswagen (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2009), a poetry chapbook America Loves Carney (Sow’s Ear, 2009), and a memoir Sex Talks to Girls (University of Wisconsin Press, 2008), winner of the Lambda Literary Award. Her previous collections include Venus Examines Her Breast (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2004), winner of the Publisher Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award; Little Ice Age (Invisible Cities Press, 2001); and Furious Cooking (University of Iowa Press, 1996), winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize and the Lambda Literary Award. She coedited, with Denise Duhamel and David Trinidad, the anthology Saints of Hysteria: A Half-Century of Collaborative American Poetry (Soft Skull Press, 2006). Her work, both solo and collaborative, has appeared in The Atlantic, The New Republic, The Paris Review, Green Mountains Review, Prairie Schooner, and BLOOM, among other journals. The recipient of an NEA Fellowship in poetry and two Pushcart Prizes for individual poems, Seaton teaches poetry, literary collage, and collaboration at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.  end

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