Amy Beeder

Beeder Amy

Amy Beeder is the author of Burn the Field (CMU Press, 2006) and Now Make An Altar (2012).   A recipient of an NEA Fellowship, a “Discovery”/The Nation Award, James Merrill Residence, Bread Loaf Scholarship, and Witness Writers Award, she has also worked as a creative writer instructor, legal writer, freelance reporter, political asylum specialist, high-school teacher in West Africa, and an election and human rights observer in Haiti and Suriname.

  • The Madness of Crowds

    Long thought wrongly to be Turkish for turban
  • Isle of the Narrator

    It's true these boots were taken from a dead man,
  • Hatfield

    Such lovely matter, rain, abundant rain,