Rebecca Hazelton

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Rebecca Hazelton Stafford
Born June 20, 1978
Richmond, Virginia
Occupation Poet
Nationality American
Education Master of Fine Arts, Doctor of Philosophy
Alma mater Davidson College
University of Notre Dame
Florida State University
Genre poetry
Notable works Fair Copy
Notable awards Ohio State University Press/The Journal Award in Poetry[1][2]
Website
www.rebeccahazelton.com

Rebecca Hazelton Stafford (born June 20, 1978, Richmond, Virginia) is an award-winning American poet, editor, and critic.[3]

Life[edit]

Hazelton is a graduate of Davidson College, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English, University of Notre Dame, where she got her Master of Fine Arts in Poetry, and Florida State University where she received her Ph.D in English and Poetry. A former editor at The Southeast Review and Devil's Lake, she presently reviews contemporary poetry for Southern Indiana Review.[4][5] She was also in the English faculty of Beloit College from 2011 to 2012.[6] She was then on the creative writing faculty of Oklahoma State University.[7] Her poetry has been published in various journals such as FIELD, Pleiades, and The Sycamore Review.[8] Now she serves as assistant professor of English at North Central College.[9] Her poem “Letter to the Editor” was published in The New Yorker, issue dated May 16.[10][11]

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

Essays[edit]

Selected Poems[edit]

  • "It's Springtime, Elise, and You're Missing All of It," Gettysburg Review (August 15, 2012)[21]
  • "Elise Qua Elise," Everyday Genius (August 3, 2012)[22]
  • "Gold Empire," Boston Review (May 1, 2012)[23]
  • "Do Not Want," Sixth Finch (April 15, 2012)[24]
  • "Revision: Elise"; two others, PANK Magazine (March 7, 2012)[25]
  • "Three Poems", "CONJUNCTIONS: A Web Exclusive[26]
  • "Book of Desire"; "Book of Excess," Anti- (February 5, 2012)[27]
  • "Actual Animals," Verse Daily (January 8, 2012)[28]
  • "You Make Me Touch Your Hands for Stupid Reasons," Ink Node (November 7, 2011)[29]
  • "Questions About the Wife," Verse Daily (September 23, 2011)[30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rebecca Hazelton". Poetry Foundation. n.d. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Rebecca Hazelton: "We'll Fix It In Post"". The Missouri Review. University of Missouri. 18 August 2014. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Hazelton, Rebecca (4 April 2013). "Rebecca Hazelton". Poets & Writers. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Alumni". Department of English. University of Notre Dame. n.d. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 
  5. ^ Hazelton, Rebecca (n.d.). "HobbyHorse". Southern Indiana Review. University of Southern Indiana. Archived from the original on 18 October 2014. 
  6. ^ Author biography, Beloit College. https://www.beloit.edu/campus/news/?story_id=332186
  7. ^ Author biography, Cleveland State University Poetry Center. http://www.csuohio.edu/poetrycenter/openbook/
  8. ^ Author biography, Beloit College. https://www.beloit.edu/campus/news/?story_id=340373
  9. ^ Author biography, North Central College. http://northcentralcollege.edu/facultyprofile/rhstafford/ENG
  10. ^ Author biography, North Central College. https://northcentralcollege.edu/news/stafford%E2%80%99s-poetry-published-new-yorker
  11. ^ Letter to the Editor, The New Yorker. http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/05/16/letter-to-the-editor-by-rebecca-hazelton
  12. ^ "Hazelton - Vow". Cleveland State University Poetry Center. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  13. ^ "Hazelton - Bad Star". YesYes Books. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  14. ^ "Hazelton - "Gold Empire"". Boston Review. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  15. ^ "Hazelton - Fair Copy". Ohio State University Press. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  16. ^ "Best New Poets 2011: 50 Poems from Emerging Writers". University of Virginia Press. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  17. ^ "Hazelton - Current and Former Fellows". University of Wisconsin-Madison. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  18. ^ Konchan, Virginia; Hazelton, Rebecca et al. (29 August 2012). "Thirteen Ways of Looking at Genealogy, Ancestry, and the (Re)making of Selves". Michigan Quarterly Review. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 
  19. ^ Hazelton, Rebecca (2011). "Lily Brown's Rust or Go Missing". Barn Owl Review. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 
  20. ^ Hazelton, Rebecca (15 October 2010). "Simone Muench, Orange Crush". Devil's Lake. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Retrieved 21 August 2016. 
  21. ^ http://www.gettysburgreview.com/selections/index.dot?inode=2985353&pageTitle=It%E2%80%99s%20Springtime,%20Elise,%20and%20You%E2%80%99re%20Missing%20All%20of%20It&crumbTitle=It%E2%80%99s%20Springtime,%20Elise,%20and%20You%E2%80%99re%20Missing%20All%20of%20It&author=Rebecca%20Hazelton&story=true
  22. ^ http://www.everyday-genius.com/2012/08/rebecca-hazelton.html
  23. ^ http://bostonreview.net/BR37.3/rebecca_hazelton.php
  24. ^ http://sixthfinch.com/hazelton1.html
  25. ^ http://www.pankmagazine.com/three-poems-22/
  26. ^ http://www.conjunctions.com/webcon/hazelton09.htm
  27. ^ http://anti-poetry.com/anti/hazeltonre/
  28. ^ http://www.versedaily.org/2011/actualanimals.shtml
  29. ^ http://www.inknode.com/piece/1091-rebecca-hazelton-you-make-me-touch-your-hands-for-stupid-reasons
  30. ^ http://www.versedaily.org/2011/questionwife.shtml

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