Star Black (poet)

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Star Black is a photographer, poet, and artist. She has authored six collections of poetry and currently teaches in the MFA program at Stony Brook Southampton.

She was recently published in The Paris Review[1] and has written three books of sonnets, a collection of double sestinas, and a book of collaged free verse. Her poems have been anthologized in The Penguin Book of the Sonnet, 110 Stories: New York Writers After September 11, and The Best American Erotic Poems: From 1880 to The Present. Her collages have been exhibited at Poets House and The Center for Book Arts, and published in One of a Kind: UniqueArtists Books by Pierre Menard Gallery.[2]


  • Velleity's Shade (poems), with art work by Bill Knott - 2010
  • Ghostwood (sonnets) - 2003
  • Balefire (poetry) - 1999
  • October for Idas (collaged free verse) - 1997
  • Waterworn (sonnets) - 1995
  • Double Time (double sestinas) - 1995
  • One of a Kind: Unique Artists Books




  1. ^ "Paris Review - Twilit, Star Black". Retrieved 2014-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Stony Brook University - MFA in Creative Writing & Literature People". Retrieved 2014-01-31.