Elaine Bleakney

Elaine Bleakney is the author of For Another Writing Back and 20 Paintings by Laura Owens.

Her writings have appeared in Documentum, the Kenyon Review, jubilat, and many other journals. Excerpts from For Another Writing Back have been featured by The Believer, Poetry Society of America, and others.

Elaine edited the anthology Poem in Your Pocket, published by Harry N. Abrams in coordination with the Academy of American Poets. She is a graduate of the MFA program at the University of California, Irvine, where she studied poetry, and Kenyon College. Elaine has taught writing at UC Irvine, Flagler College, Penland School of Crafts, and other venues.

A native of Arizona, Elaine was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, and lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

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