Rusty Morrison

Rusty Morrison (‘95/’96): Rusty Morrison’s After Urgency won Tupelo’s Dorset Prize (2012). Her book the true keeps calm biding its story won Academy of American Poet’s James Laughlin Award, the Northern California Book Award, Ahsahta’s Sawtooth Prize, and the Alice Fay DiCastagnola Awards from Poetry Society of America for a manuscript-in-progress. Whethering, won the Colorado Prize for Poetry. Her chapbook, The Book of the Given, was published by Noemi Press. She has received the George Bogin, Cecil Hemley, and Robert H. Winner Memorial Awards from Poetry Society of America. Morrison has also won the Patricia Goedicke Prize in Poetry from Cutbank, the University of Montana’s literary magazine. Her poems have been published in periodicals including American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Chicago Review, Colorado Review, Gulf Coast, Lana Turner, New American Writing, Pleiades, Verse, VOLT.Her critical writings &/or her creative nonfictions have been published in journals includingChicago Review, Denver Quarterly, Poetry Flash, Verse, and in the anthologyOne Word: Contemporary Writers on the Words They Love or Loathe (Sarabande 2010).She is Omnidawn’s co-publisher (www.omnidawn.com