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Sheila Black

Sheila Black holds a BA in French literature from Barnard College and an MFA in poetry from the University of Montana. 

She is the author of Iron, Ardent (Educe Press, 2017) and co-edited the anthology Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability (Cinco Puntos Press, 2011) with Jennifer Bartlett and Mike Northen. 

In 2012, she received the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress.

Black is a cofounder of Zoeglossia, a nonprofit organization that promotes the work of poets with disabilities, and is the Director of Development of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs. She lives in Texas.

Sheila Black
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