Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Beth Bachmann


Book Excerpt: CEASE

Beth Bachmann is a 2016 Guggenheim Fellow and the author of three award-winning poetry collections: Temper, Do Not Rise, and CEASE. She serves as writer-in-residence in the M.F.A. program in creative writing at Vanderbilt University. Bachmann will read from her work at Vanderbilt University on August 29.

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Beth Bachmann‘s first book, Temper, won the AWP Award Series 2008 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry. Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Black Warrior Review, Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, and Tin House, among other journals. She teaches creative writing at Vanderbilt University.

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