Rebekah Bloyd

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Rebekah Bloyd's poetry collections are At Sea (Finishing Line Press, 2018), Handsome (Deconstructed Artichoke Press, 2011), Seabook (Meduza, 2000), and Sister Island (Blackberry Press, 1987).

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

A recipient of a Hedgebrook Residency as well as Fulbright grants to the Czech Republic and Jamaica, Rebekah regularly leads writing and literature workshops in Europe. In February 2014, 2015, and 2016, she returned to two Czech universities to facilitate 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 recently published in Cultural Studies Alive: Conversations with Inkultus Scholars. This summer, her workshop on hybrid essays will be part of the international conference Liquidscapes, held in Devon, England.

[photo: Jim Norrena]

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

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