Jamaica Baldwin MFA '17 Honored for Poem "Teaching the Beasts to Devour My Mother"

A poem written by Jamaica Baldwin MFA '17, "Teaching the Beasts to Devour My Mother," was named winner of the San Miguel Writers Conference prize for poetry.

Baldwin lives in Lincoln, Neb., where she is pursuing PhD in English at the University of Nebraska. Her poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, in Hayden’s Ferry, Rattle, Spiral Orb, Third Coast Review, Prairie Schooner and the Seattle Review of Books where she was the March 2017 poet in residence. She was a 2017 Jack Straw Writer’s Fellow.

Dec. 21, 2018