Rebecca Seiferle

Rebecca Seiferle was awarded a Lannan Literary Fellowship in 2004. She has translated two poery collections from the Spanish by César Vallejo, most recently The Black Heralds (Copper Canyon, 2003). Her translations have been included in several anthologies. Her own work has been included in over twenty-five anthologies and has been translated into Italian, Spanish, Lithuanian, and Latvian. She has been a poet-in-residence at Brandeis University and has taught in the Stonecoast MFA Program, the Port Townsend Writers Conference, the Gemini Ink Writers Conference, the Key West Literary Seminars, the Summer Literary Seminars in Vilnius, Lithuania, and the Fine Arts Center in Provincetown. Seiferle is the founding editor and publisher of the online international poetry journal Drunken Boat. She lives in Tucson, Arizona, and teaches at Southwest University of Visual Arts.

Awards and Honors

Western States Book Award

Lannan Literary Fellowship

GrubStreet National Book Prize in Poetry

Pushcart Prize

Cecil Hemley Memorial Award, Poetry Society of America

George Bogin Memorial Award, Poetry Society of America

Writers Exchange Award

National Writers’ Union Prize