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Sandra McPherson

Sandra McPherson

Sandra McPherson has published twenty collections of poetry. The latest is Quicksilver, Cougars, and Quartz, forthcoming from Salmon Poetry Press (Ireland). Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, Basalt, The Antioch Review, AGNIEcotone, and elsewhere. She taught for twenty-three years at University of California at Davis and four years at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her collection of sixty-seven African-American improvisational quilts is housed at the UC Davis Design Department. She founded and was the original editor of Swan Scythe Press. (updated 10/2018)

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