Rebecca Seiferle

Rebecca Seiferle has published three books of poetry, is editor/publisher of the literary website, The Drunken Boat, and is a noted translator of major poets from the Spanish language tradition.  After many years on staff at San Juan Community College in Farmington, NM, she is currently teaching at Brandeis University.

Her first book, The Ripped-Out Seam, was published in 1993 to great acclaim and her second, The Music We Dance To, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and the 1998 Cecil Hemley Award from the Poetry Society of America.  Her latest collection, Bitters, was published in 2001 and won a Pushcart Prize and the Western States Book Award.

Prizes, Awards & Fellowships
  • 2004 Fellowship in Literature for Poetry