Rebecca Black

In 2011, Rebecca Black was a Fulbright fellow at the Seamus Heanry Center for Poetry in Northern Ireland. Her first book, Cottonlandia (UMass Press, 2004) won a Juniper Prize. A former Stegner and NEA fellow, she is an assistant professor at UNC Greensboro; she divides her time between San Francisco and North Carolina. She is at work on a second manuscript, “Presidio.”

The End of Southern History

And I return to the bear, claw marks and scratches on the tree, was it oak or pine, where the tinker chained his pet while he went from house to house hawking knifes and patching pans. A story told to … Continue reading