More About the Author
Shanna Compton's books include Brink (Bloof, 2013), For Girls & Others (Bloof, 2007), Down Spooky (Winnow, 2005), Gamers (Soft Skull, 2004), and several chapbooks. A book-length speculative poem called The Seam is forthcoming next year.
Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Poem-A-Day/PoemFlow by the Academy of American Poets, Poetry Daily, Verse Dail, the Awl, Black Warrior Review, Court Green, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in Poetry from the New School, where she also served as the editor-in-chief of LIT.
Her poems and essays have appeared in dozens of publications and several anthologies, including The Best American Poetry 2005, Poet's Bookshelf II, The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel, Bowery Women, Digerati, and the Poetry Foundation website.
For more information, please visit shannacompton.com.