Jennifer Funk, Benjamin Garcia, and Kerrin McCadden have all received nominations for the 2018 Pushcart Prize in poetry. We are so incredibly proud of our poets, and wish them luck!
Jennifer Funk is a recovering Californian currently trying to prove she has enough salt to make it as a yankee. She is a graduate of Warren Wilson’s MFA Program for Writers and a current student of Lesley University’s Counseling Psychology Masters’ Program. A scholarship recipient for the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and The Frost Place, Jennifer’s work can found be at ROAR, the newsletter SWWIM, and elsewhere amongst the interwebs.
Benjamin Garcia is a Community Health Specialist in Upstate New York. He had the honor of being the 2017 Latin@ Scholar at the Frost Place and 2018 CantoMundo Fellow at the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. His work has recently appeared or is forthcoming in Nimrod International, Newfound, Acentos Review, Boston Review, and Kenyon ReviewOnline.
Kerrin McCadden received an MFA from Warren Wilson College. She is the author of Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes (New Issues, 2014), which received the 2013 New Issues Poetry Prize as well as the 2015 Vermont Book Award. McCadden has received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sustainable Arts Foundation, and the Vermont Arts Council, among others. She lives in Montpelier, Vermont and is the Associate Director of the Conference on Poetry and Teaching at The Frost Place.
Read their poems featured in Four Way Review here.