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Erin Belieu is the author of five poetry collections, all from Copper Canyon Press: Infanta, which was selected by Hayden Carruth for the National Poetry Series; One Above & One Below, winner of the Midland Authors and Ohioana prizes: Black Box, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; Slant Six, chosen by the New York Times’s book critics as one of the ten best books of 2014. Her latest collection is Come-Hither Honeycomb, published in February, 2021. She co edited the anthology The Extraordinary Tide, the first non thematic collection of contemporary women's poetry published in the United States. Her poems have appeared in places such as the Academy of American Poet’s Poem-A-Day, American Poetry Review, the Atlantic, Kenyon Review, New Yorker, the New York Times, Poetry, and her poems have been chosen for multiple appearances in the Best American Poetry anthology series. She has received the St. Botolph and Rona Jaffe Foundation fellowships, and was awarded the Barnes and Noble Writers for Writers Award and the AWP George Garrett Prize for her literary activism and community service. Belieu founded the magazine Hotel Amerika and was formerly the poetry editor at AGNI magazine. She is the co founder of VIDA: Women In Literary Arts, as well as founder of the literary resistance network Writers Resist. Belieu has taught creative writing and literature at Boston University, Washington University, Kenyon College, Ohio University and Florida State University. She is currently a full professor on the faculty of the University of Houston's in Creative Writing Program.

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