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Thinking Its Presence 2017 has ended
Events from 9:00am to 5:00pm are open only to registered attendees. Please register before October 9, 2017 at https://universityofarizonapoetrycenter.submittable.com/submit/81274/pre-registration-thinking-its-presence-2017-conference-university-of-arizon. For more information, please visit https://poetry.arizona.edu/TIP2017.
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Lillian Yvonne-Bertram

UMASS Boston
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing
Boston
LILLIAN-YVONNE BERTRAM is a 2017-2018 recipient of a Harvard University Woodberry Poetry Room Creative Grant, and a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Poetry Fellowship. Her third book, _Personal Science_ is available from Tupelo Press. Her first book, _But a Storm is Blowing from Paradise_, was selected by Claudia Rankine as the 2010 Benjamin Saltman Award winner and published by Red Hen Press in 2012 and was a 2013 Poetry Nominee for the Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Award for outstanding works of literature published by people of African descent. Her second book, _a slice from the cake made of air_, is available from Red Hen Press. She has received numerous fellowships and awards, including the 2016 Narrative Magazine Poetry Prize, and her work has appeared in several journals. A previous Gauis Charles Bolin Fellow at Williams College, a Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow at Ithaca College, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at St. Lawrence University, she is now an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the UMASS Boston MFA program.