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Sara Kaplan's Biography

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Corpus Christi
I'm single
Jan 2011

My first chapbook, Moon Talk, is published with Trilobite Press.  My second chapbook, Touring West of the Mississippi is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press.  Individual poems have also appeared in The Antioch Review, Harpur Palate, LIT 9, The Cincinnati Review, Talking River Review, The Meadow, InLand, Ruminate, The New Vilna Review, decomP magazine, Failbetter, Splash of Red, & MO: Writings from the River.

Some of my mentors include: Bob Wrigley, David Schloss, Reetika Vazirani, Jim Reiss, and Annie Finch.  I received my M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Idaho; my M.A. in poetry from Miami University, and my B.A. in English and Creative Writing (magna cum laude) from Sweet Briar College.  I am an English Instructor at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Influences

Robert Lowell, James Dickey, Robert Wrigley, David Schloss, Jim Reiss, Reetika Vazirani, and Annie Finch

Upcoming Works

Touring West of the Mississippi

Recommended Links

Publishers

Finishing Line Press
Trilobite Press

Interests & Hobbies

Most of my time is spent looking for a poem or reading.  I love the company of my dog-- I think dogs are better than people sometimes.  I enjoy biking; love cold weather, cooking, and good wine and food.