Rae Gouirand

 

Rae Gouirand’s poems and essays have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Columbia, The Kenyon Review: KROnline, Seneca Review, Bateau, Memoir (and), and two recent volumes of the Best New Poets series, and on Verse Daily’s ‘Best of 2010’ list. Her first collection of poems, OPEN WINTER, was selected by Elaine Equi for the 2011 Bellday Prize for Poetry. The winner of the Meijer Fellowship, the Hopwood Award, fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center and the Santa Fe Art Institute, and an award from the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Foundation for outstanding work by emerging poets, she lives in Davis, California, teaches private workshops in poetry and creative nonfiction throughout the Central Valley, and serves as Writer-in-Residence for the Cache Creek Conservancy and Education Programs Manager for Memoir Journal.

Rae Gouirand