Sandra Beasley, GPC 2013-2014
Sandra Beasley is the author of I
Was the Jukebox, winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize, and Theories of Falling, winner of the New
Issues Poetry Prize.
Honors for her work include the Lenoir-Rhyne University
Writer in Residence position, the University of Mississippi Summer Poet in
Residence position, a DCCAH Artist Fellowship, the Friends of Literature Prize
from the Poetry Foundation, and the Maureen Egen Exchange Award from Poets
Her most recent book is Don’t
Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, a memoir and cultural
history of food allergy. She lives in Washington, D.C.
Photo is compliments of Matthew Worden.