Elizabeth A. I. Powell is the author of “The Republic of Self” a New Issue First Book Prize winner, selected by C.K. Williams. Her second book “Willy Loman’s Reckless Daughter: Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances” won the Robert Dana Prize in poetry, chosen by Maureen Seaton, and was a New Yorker "Books We Love in 2016" as well as a Small Press Bestseller. In 2013, she won a Pushcart Prize. This year, Powell won a Vermont Council on the Arts Creation Grant for her book length project of poems "Opioid Pastoral" about opioid addicted mothers and their infants in Vermont.
Her work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Barrow Street, Black Warrior Review, Ecotone, Failbetter, Forklift Ohio, Harvard Review, Handsome, Hobart, Indiana Review, Missouri Review, Mississippi Review, Slope, Sugarhouse Review, Ploughshares, Post Road, and elsewhere.
She is Editor of Green Mountains Review, and Associate Professor of Writing and Literature at Northern Vermont University. She also serves on the faculty of the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Born in New York City, she has lived in Vermont since 1989. She has four children.
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