Maureen Seaton (2010)

Maureen Seaton

Maureen Seaton’s sixth solo book of poems is Cave of the Yellow Volkswagen (Carnegie Mellon, 2009). She authored a memoir, Sex Talks to Girls (University of Wisconsin Press, 2008), winner of the Lambda Literary Award, and co-edited, with Denise Duhamel and David Trinidad, Saints of Hysteria: A Half-Century of Collaborative American Poetry (Soft Skull, 2007). Previous collections have won numerous awards, including the Publishing Triangle’s Audre Lorde Award and the Society of Midland Authors Award, as well as the Iowa Poetry Prize. The Missouri Review has honored her with both the Tom McAfee Discovery Award and the Editors’ Prize in Poetry. In 2011, two book-length poetic collaborations are due: Stealth (Chax Press) with Samuel Ace; and Sinéad O’Connor and Her Coat of a Thousand Bluebirds (Sentence Book Award) with Neil de la Flor. The recipient of an NEA fellowship and two Pushcarts, Seaton teaches poetry at the University of Miami. [2010]