Shira Dentz's poems have appeared and/or are forthcoming in Colorado
Review, Field, American Letters & Commentary, Chelsea, Seneca Review,
Salt Hill Journal, The Journal, How2, Web del Sol, Gargoyle, Barrow
Street, Luna°, Diner, Phoebe, So to Speak, and Facture. She is the
recipient of the Poetry Society of America’s Lyric Poem Award, and was
the finalist for PSA’s Cecil Hemley Memorial Award. Her poetry has
aired on National Public Radio, and has been featured on Poetry Daily.
In addition, her manuscript has been a finalist at Alice James Books
and a semifinalist for the Walt Whitman Award. She has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, the Ragdale Foundation, and MacDowell Arts Colony. She has worked as a graphic artist, copyeditor, and teacher in NYC and currently is in the Iowa Writers' Workshop.
"Leaf Weather" was chosen by Donald Revell as the winner of EPR's first annual Discovery Award.
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