Sandy Solomon

01.06.23 – 15.07.23

Sandy Solomon’s collection of poems, Pears, Lake, Sun, which received the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press, was published simultaneously in the UK by Peterloo Poets.

Her poems have appeared in a number of magazines and journals in the US and the UK, most recently in the New Yorker, Plume, Moment magazine, Harvard Review, Vox Populi, Scientific American, Hopkins Review, and Kenyon Review.

In addition to those publications, Solomon’s poems have also appeared in the New Republic, The Times Literary Supplement, Poetry Review, Partisan Review, Threepenny Review, The Gettysburg Review, Chelsea, Seneca Review, The Southern Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Harvard Magazine, Antioch Review, Poetry East, Ploughshares, Poet Lore, Pained Bride Quarterly, Prairie Schooner, The Ghazal Page, and others.

Her poems have appeared in a number of anthologies including Women’s Work; Orpheus and Company: Contemporary Poems on Greek Mythology; and A Breathless Hush, The MCC Anthology of Cricket Verse. Several of her essays on poetry have appeared in Mentor and Muse. 

She is Writer in Residence in the Creative Writing Program at Vanderbilt University. She lives in Nashville and, several months of the year, pandemic permitting, in London.

Partner: Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), Virginia, USA

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