Margaree Little is the author of REST (Four Way Books, 2018), winner of the Balcones Poetry Prize and the Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry. She earned her B.A. from Brown University in 2009 and her M.F.A. from Warren Wilson College in 2012. Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, New England Review, The Missouri Review, and The Southern Review, among other journals, and her criticism appears in American Poetry Review and Kenyon Review Online. Her translations from the Russian of the poet Marina Tsvetaeva appear in Asymptote and InTranslation (The Brooklyn Rail). With Jaquira Díaz, she co-edited Resistance, Change, Survival, a six-month special feature in the Kenyon Review Online on issues of art, resistance, and the current political climate.
Margaree is the recipient of a 2013 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award, a 2015 John Ciardi Scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, a 2016 Bread Loaf Bakeless Fellowship at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France, a 2016-2018 Kenyon Review Fellowship, and a 2018 Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council. She currently lives in Tucson and teaches at Pima Community College.
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