Contributors: Wendy Barker

Wendy Barker’s sixth collection of poems, One Blackbird at a Time, won the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. Her fourth chapbook is From the Moon, Earth is Blue. Her poetry has appeared in The Best American Poetry 2013. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts and the Rockefeller Foundation, she teaches at University of Texas at San Antonio.


  • 2017 Winter - On Scissors and Matisse
  • 2015 Summer - What Surfaces
  • 2014 Spring - Rereading The Golden Bowl after Thirty Years; Ending the Semester in Am Lit; The Morning after Our Second Ecopoetry Class
  • 2014 Winter - Silk Roads; Interior
  • 2012 Winter - Truth, Beauty, and the Intro Poetry Workshop; Books, Bath Towels, and Beyond
  • 2010 Winter - The Last Time I Taught Robert Frost; Teaching 'The Red Wheelbarrow' the Thirtieth Time
  • 2009 Spring - I Hate Telling People I Teach English; Teaching Mrs. Dalloway I'm Thinking