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About the author

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Baugher is the author of The Ekphrastic Writer: Creating Art-Influenced Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction (McFarland, 2020), as well as two ekphrastic poetry collections, Coördinates of Yes (Ahadada Books, 2010) and The Body’s Physics (Tebot Bach, 2010). Her writing has been published in journals such as Tin House, The Southern Review, The American Journal of Poetry, Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry, Nano Fiction, and The Writer’s Chronicle, and she’s read from her books at the Library of Congress. She holds degrees from Boston University and Eastern Washington University, has attended Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, and has been awarded residencies at Soaring Gardens (PA), Island Institute of Sitka (AK), Silver Creek Residency (ID), Marble House Project (VT), Dorland Mountain Arts Colony (CA), and the North Cascades Institute (WA). She regularly collaborates with choreographers, dancers, composers, and visual artists, and her work has been adapted for the stage and set to music at University of Cincinnati–Conservatory of Music, Contemporary Dance Theatre in Ohio, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Dance Now! Ensemble in Florida, The Salon at Justice Snow’s in Colorado, and University of North Carolina-Pembroke. Baugher teaches Creative Writing in Seattle, is the columnist at The Ekphrastic Review, and an assistant editor for the literary journal, Boulevard.

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