elizabeth jacobson

Elizabeth Jacobson'ssecond book, Not into the Blossoms and Not into the Air, won the New Measure Poetry Prize, selected by Marianne Boruch, and is just out from Free Verse Editions/Parlor Press.  She has published two chapbooks, Are the Children Make Believe?, and A Brown Stone, both fromDancing Girl Press, and a full-length collection, Her Knees Pulled In, from Tres Chicas Books. She is the founding director of the WingSpan Poetry Project, a not-for-profit which conducts poetry classes at homeless and battered family shelters in Santa Fe, New Mexico. WingSpan has received a Community Partnership award from the Esperanza Shelter in New Mexico and three grants from the Witter Bynner Foundation. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the American Poetry Review, Hinchas de Poesia, Indolent Books, JuxtaProse, On The Seawall, Orion Magazine, Ploughshares, Plume, Poet Lore, Taos Journal of Poetry, The American Journal of Poetry, The Laurel Review, Terrain, The Miami Rail, Vox Populi, Women's Studies and others. Elizabeth is the recipient of the Mountain West Writers' Award from Western Humanities Review, The Jim Sagel Prize for Poetry from Puerto del Sol, and a grant from New Mexico Literary Arts. She has received residencies from Key West Literary Seminars, Atlantic Center for the Arts, The Mable Dodge Luhan House where she was the 2018 writer-in-residence, and Herekeke Arts Center. This June she will begin teaching a weekly community poetry class in conjunction with the Santa Fe Railyard Art Project.  She has an MFA from Columbia University. https://elizabethjacobson.wordpress.com

2019 Events
Small Press Reading II