Tana Jean Welch earned her MFA in Poetry from San Diego State University and her PhD in English from Florida State University. Her poems have appeared in journals including The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Prairie Schooner, and the anthology Best New Poets. Born and raised in Fresno, California, she currently teaches literature and writing at the Florida State University College of Medicine.
Her collection, Latest Volcano, released by Marsh Hawk Press in 2016 is the winner of the 2015 Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize. You can find Tana online at tanajeanwelch.com and on Twitter with the handle @cannonsplinter.
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