Meet Our Literary Contest Judges

Judge #4 — Maureen Seaton


We’ve already highlighted Amanda Rudd, Dr. Stephanie Selvick, and Jenny Atwater for you previously. Today, we bring our fourth judge to your attention!


Maureen Seaton has authored sixteen poetry collections, both solo and collaborative — most recently, Fibonacci Batman: New & Selected Poems (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2013); and a forthcoming volume with Denise Duhamel, Caprice: Collaborations: Collected, Uncollected, and New (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2015). Her awards include the Iowa Poetry Prize, Lambda Literary Award, the Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award, the Society of Midland Authors Award, and an NEA Fellowship. Her work has been honored in both the Pushcart Prize Anthology and Best American Poetry. Her memoir, Sex Talks to Girls, also won a Lammy. She is currently Professor of English/Creative Writing at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.


It’s not too late to enter our contest. We’re taking entries until May 8th, so please check our rules and submit!

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