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Amy Beeder

Amy Beeder

Amy Beeder is the author of three books of poems: And So Wax Was Made & Also Honey (Tupelo Press, 2020), Now Make An Altar (CMU Press, 2012), and Burn the Field (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2006). Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The American Poetry Review, The Southern Review, AGNI, Kenyon Review, and The Nation, among other journals. Recipient of an NEA Fellowship, the “Discovery”/The Nation award, and a James Merrill Fellowship, she has worked as a creative writing instructor, freelance writer, political asylum specialist, high school teacher in West Africa, and human rights observer in Haiti and Suriname. (updated 10/2021)

 

 


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