Archive Date: October 1, 2012
Former faculty and alumna Robyn Schiff and recent Iowa Writers’ Workshop alumna Margaret Ross, have new poetry chapbooks from Catenary Press. Schiff is the author of Revolver and Worth, both from the UI Press. Her work has been represented in several anthologies, including Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century, Women Poets on Mentorship: Efforts and Affections, and Transatlantic Verse.
She was a featured poet at the 2007 Poetry Society of America Festival of New American Poets, and was recognized with an award from the Greenwall Fund by the Academy of American Poets in 2002. She coedits The Canary and Canarium Books.
Margaret Ross earned her bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Harvard College where she was a winner of the Academy of American Poets Prize and the Lloyd McKim Garrison Prize. At the University of Iowa she was an Iowa Arts Fellow and received the Academy of American Poets Prize and the Leidner Prize for Poetry. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Boston Review, Colorado Review, The Claudius App, Fence, Denver Quarterly and Volt.