Guest Editor for ISSUE-XVI : Colleen S. Harris
Colleen S. Harris is a two-time Puschart nominee for her poetry, and the author of three books of poetry: The Kentucky Vein (Punkin House, 2011), These Terrible Sacraments (Bellowing Ark, 2010), and God in my Throat: The Lilith Poems (Bellowing Ark, 2009). Her fourth book of poems, Gonesongs, is forthcoming from Bellowing Ark Press in 2013. Colleen co-edited the collection Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching (McFarland, 2012) which boasts a foreword by Molly Peacock and contributions from multiple award-winning women poets, and Colleen is currently working on editing a collection of critical analyses of modern women poets who work with myth structures. Colleen's poetry has appeared in River Styx, The Louisville Review, Minnetonka Review, Wisconsin Review, and many others, and her work on libraries has appeared in Library Journal, Journal of Access Services, Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook (American Library Association, 2010), Library Management Tips That Work (American Library Association, 2011) and others. Colleen holds an MS in Library and Information Science and an MFA in Writing, and works as an Assistant Professor and Head of Access Services at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Lupton Library. She also teaches the occasional creative writing or women's studies course and pursues her Ed.D. in Learning and Leadership in her free time.