Jeanne Foster

Foster, Jeanne

Jeanne Foster (Poetry, ’88; Writers Workshop, ’89,’92): Jeanne Foster’s latest poetry collection, Goodbye, Silver Sister, was released from Northwestern University Press, 2015. She is of Professor of Creative Writing at Saint Mary’s College of California. Her poems have appeared in Hudson Review, Triquarterly, Ploughshares, Literary Imagination, and others. She is co-editor of Appetite: Food as Metaphor (BOA 2002). “The First Workshop: a Memoir of James Wright” was published in American Poetry Review. Her poetry collection, A Blessing of Safe Travel, won the Quarterly Review of Literature Poetry Award (Princeton 1980). A finalist in the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival Poetry Contest 2015, she has received Woodrow Wilson, CAPS, MacDowell, and St. Lawrence Foundation grants.