REBECCA SEIFERLEwas named Tucson Poet Laureate in 2012. Her most recent poetry collection, Wild Tongue, won the 2008 Grub Street National Poetry Prize. She has three previous collections: Bitters won the Western States Book Award and a Pushcart Prize; The Music We Dance To won the Hemley Award; and The Ripped-Out Seam won the Bogin Memorial Award, The National Writer’s Union Prize, and the Poets & Writers Exchange Award. Rebecca was awarded a Lannan Foundation Fellowship in 2004. She is a noted translator and the founding editor of The Drunken Boat. She teaches at Southwest University of Visual Arts.
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