Sandra Meek

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Website

http://www.sandrameek.com

Social Networks

Specialties

Poetry readings and workshops

Categories

Fiction, and Literary

Affiliations:

Dana Professor of English, Rhetoric and Writing, Berry College Poetry Editor, Phi Kappa Phi Forum Director, Georgia Poetry Circuit Co-founding Editor, Ninebark Press

About the artist

Sandra Meek is the author of four books of poems,"Biogeography," winner of the Dorset Prize (Tupelo Press, 2008), "Burn" (2005), "Nomadic Foundations" (2002), and "Road Scatter," which Persea Books will release September 1, 2012. She is also the editor of an anthology, "Deep Travel: Contemporary American Poets Abroad" (Ninebark Press, 2007), winner of an Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal.

Her poems have appeared in "The American Poetry Review," "The Kenyon Review," "Poetry," and many others. A recipient of a 2011 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, she has twice been awarded Georgia Author of the Year, in 2006, for "Burn," and in 2003, for "Nomadic Foundations," which was also awarded the Peace Corps Writers Award for poetry.

Meek served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Botswana, 1989-1991. She received her BA in English and MFA in Creative Writing from Colorado State University, and a PhD in English, Creative Writing, from the University of Denver. She is Dana Professor of English, Rhetoric and Writing at Berry College, Co-founding Editor of Ninebark Press, Poetry Editor for "Phi Kappa Phi Forum," and Director of the Georgia Poetry Circuit. Born in El Paso, Texas, Meek grew up in Fort Collins, Colorado, and has lived in Rome, Georgia since 1996.