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Heidi Lynn Staples

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Name  Heidi Staples

Role  Writer
Heidi Lynn Staples httpsahsahtapressorgassetsheidigif
Books  Dog girl, Guess can gallop, Noise Event

Heidi Lynn Staples: Writers Who Edit, Editors Who Write Series - March 8

Heidi Lynn Staples (1971) is a U.S. experimental writer. Her debut collection, Guess Can Gallop (New Issues, 2004) won the New Issues Poetry Prize. She is also the author of Dog Girl (Ahsahta, 2007) and Take Care Fake Bear Torque Cake, A Memoir, which includes her illustrations (Caketrain, 2012). Her poetry has appeared in the Best American Poetry, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly, Ploughshares, Women's Studies Quarterly, and elsewhere.

Along with the poet Amy King, she co-founded Poets for Living Waters, an international response to the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. She was previously an Assistant Professor of English and Writing Center Director at Piedmont College in Athens, Georgia. In the fall of 2014 she joined the faculty of the University of Alabama, where she is still a professor.


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  • Flis, Brad. Octopus, Review of Guess Can Gallop ..
  • Lundin, Dee Ann. Tarpaulin Sky Summer 2005. Review of Guess Can Gallop .
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    Heidi Lynn Staples Wikipedia