B. K. Fischer

BK Fischer is the author of four books of poetry, My Lover’s Discourse (Tinderbox, 2018), Radioapocrypha (The Journal/Wheeler Prize, Mad Creek, 2018), St. Rage’s Vault (Washington Prize, The Word Works, 2013), and Mutiny Gallery (T.S. Eliot Prize, Truman State, 2011), as well as a critical study, Museum Mediations: Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry (Routledge, 2006). Her poems and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, Kenyon Review, Boston Review, Jacket2, FIELD, WSQ, Ninth Letter, Blackbird, Los Angeles Review of BooksModern Language Studies, and elsewhere. A former poetry editor of Boston Review, she teaches in the School of the Arts at Columbia University.


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