Sandra Beasley

Photo Credit: Milly West

Sandra Beasley is the author of three poetry collections: Count the WavesI Was the Jukebox, winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize; and Theories of Falling, winner of the New Issues Poetry Prize. Honors for her work include a 2015 NEA Literature Fellowship, the Center for Book Arts Chapbook Prize, and three DCCAH Artist Fellowships. She is also the author of the memoir Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, which engages living with a disability. She lives in Washington, D.C., and is on the faculty of the low-residency MFA program at the University of Tampa.

Participation at the 2018 West End Poetry Festival

  • Discussion & Reading | Saturday, October 20 | Carrboro Century Center

For a full schedule and descriptions of all sessions, see the festival schedule.