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Oliver Baez Bendorf

Oliver Baez Bendorf received a BA in English Literature from the University of Iowa, and an MFA in Poetry and MA in Library & Information from University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of The Spectral Wilderness (Kent State University Press, 2015), selected by Mark Doty for the Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize, and Advantages of Being Evergreen (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2019), winner of the Cleveland State University Poetry Center Open Book Poetry Competition. A CantoMudo fellow, Bendorf was the 2017–2018 Halls Emerging Artist Fellow at the University of Wisconsin’s Institute for Creative Writing, and a recipient of the 2020 Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award from The Publishing Triangle. He is currently an assistant professor of poetry at Kalamazoo College in Michigan.

 

Oliver Baez Bendorf
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