That I’ve died, or because you’ve broken
from THE BEDS by Martha Rhodes © 2012 Autumn House Press. All rights reserved.
Martha Rhodes, director and faculty member of The Frost Place Festival and Conference on Poetry, is the author of four collections of poetry: At the Gate, Perfect Disappearance (Green Rose Prize), Mother Quiet, and The Beds . Her poems have been published widely in such journals as Agni, Columbia, Fence, New England Review, Pleiades, Ploughshares, and TriQuarterly. She has also been anthologized widely, her work appearing in Agni 30 Years, Extraordinary Tide: New Poetry by American Women, Poem in Your Pocket (a publication of the Academy of American Poets), and It’s Not You, It’s Me. Rhodes has taught at Emerson College, New School University, and University of California at Irvine. She is a member of the faculties of Sarah Lawrence College and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. A former member of the board of trustees of The Frost Place, she now serves on its advisory board. She has directed the Festival and Conference on Poetry since 2010. Martha Rhodes is the director of Four Way Books in NYC.