poetry, literary nonfiction, children's literature Job(s):
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Online:
Favorite Places in Alaska:
My home in the Goldstream Valley
Amber Flora Thomas is the recipient of several major poetry awards, including the Dylan Thomas American Poet Prize, Richard Peterson Prize and Ann Stanford Prize. Her published work includes Eye of Water: Poems (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005) which won the Cave Canem Prize; The Rabbits Could Sing: Poems is forthcoming from the University of Alaska Press in 2012. Most recently, her poetry has appeared in Callaloo, Orion Magazine, Alaska Quarterly Review, American Literary Review, Southern Poetry Review, and Crab Orchard Review, among other publications. She received her MFA from Washington University in St. Louis in 1998. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
The Rabbits Could Sing (poems), University of Alaska Press, 2012
Eye of Water (poems), University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005
Please contact me for
readings, workshops, classes, lectures, editorial services, manuscript consultation Audience:
I work with
young writers (elementary and secondary school), university writers, and community writers Special Interests:
I have a particular interest in African American issues and GLBT issues.
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Listing last updated: July, 2011