Annette Spaulding-Convy is a poet and editor in the Seattle area. Her full-length collection, In Broken Latin, is published by the University of Arkansas Press (Fall 2012) as a finalist for the Miller Williams Poetry Prize. Her chapbook, In the Convent We Become Clouds, won the 2006 Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Award and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She was chosen for the 2011 Jack Straw Writer’s Program and is a recipient of the Artist Trust GAP Grant. Her poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, North American Review, Crab Orchard Review and in the International Feminist Journal of Politics, among others. She is co-editor of the literary journal, Crab Creek Review, and is co-founder and co-editor of Two Sylvias Press, with Kelli Russell Agodon. Two Sylvias has published the first eBook anthology of contemporary women’s poetry, Fire On Her Tongue. Annette currently lives in a small community on Puget Sound and is originally from Northern California. Both Annette’s full-length collection, In Broken Latin, and her chapbook, In the Convent We Become Clouds, are based on the five years Annette spent as a Roman Catholic nun in the San Francisco area.
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