Rebekah Bloyd

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Rebekah Bloyd's poetry, essays, and translations with the Czech poet and immunologist Miroslav Holub have appeared in Harper's, The London Times Literary Supplement, Quarterly West, Field, Five Fingers Review, Sou'Wester, and The Cincinnati Review as well as in Poetry, Rozrazil and Miroslav Holub: Poems Before and After (Bloodaxe Books, 2006).

Bloyd is the recipient of a Hedgebrook Residency as well as Fulbright grants to the Czech Republic and Jamaica. She is the author of the poetry collection Seabook (Meduza, 2000) and of the chapbooks "Handsome" (Deconstructed Artichoke Press, 2011) and "Sister Island" (Blackberry Press, 1987).

In February 2014, 2015, and 2016, Bloyd returned to two Czech universities to lead seminars on the Trickster Figure in World Myth, on the poetry of Joy Harjo, and on Creative Nonfiction. Connected to these visits, "Other Ways of Knowing: Rebekah Bloyd interviewed by Jiri Flajsar," was published this year in Cultural Studies Alive: Conversations with Inkultus Scholars.

[photo: Jim Norrena]

Senior Adjunct Professor, Writing and Literature
Senior Adjunct Professor, Writing

BA, Oberlin College; MA, University of Colorado; PhD, University of Cincinnati