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Shaindel Beers


Shaindel Beers poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. She is currently an instructor of English at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon, in Eastern Oregons high desert and serves as Poetry Editor of Contrary (www.contrarymagazine.com). The Childrens War is her second poetry collection from Salt.


 

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Montgomery, Alabama (BA), and at the University of Chicago (MA) before earning her MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has taught at colleges and universities in Illinois and Florida but feels settled in the Eastern Oregon high desert town of Pendleton where she lives with her partner Jared and son Liam. Her awards include: First place Karen Fredericks and Frances Willitts Poetry Prize (2008), Grand Prize Co-winner Trellis Magazine sestina contest (2008), First place Dylan Days Poetry Competition (2007), Award-winning poem published, Eleventh Muse (2006), Honorable mention, Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Awards (2005), Honorable mention, Juniper Creek/Unnamed Writers Award (2005), and the title poem from this collection, A Brief History of Time, was nominated for a Pushcart prize (2004). She is the Poetry Editor of Contrary Magazine (www.contrarymagazine.com) and is an Instructor of English at Blue Mountain Community College. The Children’s War is her second poetry collection from Salt. She is also working on a short story collection.


 

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A Brief History of Time, ISBN 9781844715053, (2009) Paperback / softback


 

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  • The Prelude  Runner-up  1999
  • Pushcart Prize  Commended  2004
  • Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Awards  Commended  2005
  • Juniper Creek/Unnamed Writers Award  Winner  2005
  • Eleventh Muse  Runner-up  2006
  • Poetry West Chapbook Contest  Commended  2007
  • Platonic 3-Way Press, Evil Genius Chapbook Competition  Short-listed  2007
  • Dylan Days Poetry Competition  Winner  2007
  • Karen Fredericks and Frances Willitts Poetry Prize  Winner  2008
  • Trellis Magazine sestina contest  Joint winner  2008

 

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