Anna Ross is the author of If a Storm, selected by Julianna Baggot for the 2012 Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize for Poetry, and the chapbook Hawk Weather, winner of the 2008 New Womens’ Voices Prize from Finishing Line Press and the 2009 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award from the New England Poetry Club. She has received fellowships from Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and Grub St. Inc., and her poetry and criticism has most recently appeared or is forthcoming in Barrow Street, Salamander, The American Reader and Boston Review. She holds degrees from Mount Holyoke College and Columbia University. Currently, she teaches at Stonehill College, where she is Poet in Residence, and is a contributing editor in poetry for Guernica: A Magazine of Art & Politics. She lives in Dorchester, MA with her husband, daughter, and son.
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