Amber Flora Thomas

Amber FLores Thomas

Amber Flora Thomas is the author of two collections of poems: Eye of Water, selected by Harryette Mullen as the winner of the 2004 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, and The Rabbits Could Sing, selected by Peggy Shumaker for the Alaska Literary Series in 2011. A recipient of the Dylan Thomas American Poet Prize, Richard Peterson Prize, and Ann Stanford Prize, she is currently an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at East Carolina University. Her third collection, Red Channel in the Rupture was published by Red Hen Press in 2018. She attended the Community of Writers for the first time in 1993, and has been back many times since then.