Faith Shearin

Faith Shearin’s seven collections of poetry include: The Owl Question (May Swenson Award),
Telling the Bees (SFA University Press), Orpheus, Turning (Dogfish Poetry Prize), Darwin’s
Daughter (SFA University Press), and Lost Language (Press 53). She has received awards from
Yaddo, The National Endowment for the Arts, The Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, and The
Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Recent work has been read aloud on The Writer’s
Almanac and included in American Life in Poetry. Her short stories and nonfiction have
appeared in Bellevue Literary Review, Literal Latte, The Missouri Review, Meridian, New Ohio
Review, and Sixfold, among others. She recently received The Global Fiction Prize and has two
YA novels forthcoming from Leapfrog Press: Lost River, 1918 and My Sister Lives in the Sea.


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