Shira Dentz

SHIRA DENTZ is the author of three books, black seeds on a white dish (Shearsman), door of thin skins (CavanKerry), and how do i net thee (forthcoming), and two chapbooks, Leaf Weather (Shearsman), and FLOUNDERS, new from Essay Press, free & downloadable at: essaypress.org/ep-62/. She is a recipient of an Academy of American Poets’ Award and Poetry Society of America’s Lyric Poem Award and Cecil Hemley Memorial Award, and her writing has appeared widely in journals & anthologies including in The American Poetry Review, jubilat, The Iowa Review, and great weather for MEDIA, and featured in the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day series (Poets.org). She currently lives and teaches creative writing in upstate NY.

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