NANCY MITCHELL, a Pushcart Prize 2012 recipient, is the author of two volumes of poetry, The Near Surround (Four Way Books, 2002)and Grief Hut (Cervena Barva Press, 2009), and her poems have appeared in Solstice, Agni, Poetry Daily, Salt Hill Journal, and anthologized in Last Call from Sarabande Books. Make it Sound True, a teaching exercise using sound as a poetic device, is included in The Working Poet (Autumn House Press, 2009).
Mitchell is associate editor of special features for the online literary journal PLUME.
She has received an Artist in the Schools grant for Virginia and residency fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in Amherst, Virginia, in Auvillar, France. Mitchell teaches Art, Nature and Culture and Eco-Art in the Environmental Studies Department at Salisbury University, Maryland, in the Maryland Summer Center for the Arts, and has taught in the Stonecoast MFA program in Maine. She lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland with her husband, John Ebert, and her cats Larry Levis and Ron Howard.
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