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Kimberly L. Becker, Poet

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Kimberly L. Becker is author of four poetry collections: Words Facing East and The Dividings (WordTech Editions), The Bed Book (Spuyten Duyvil), and Flight (MadHat Press). Her poems appear in journals and anthologies such as BloodlettersDrunken BoatIDK MagazineIndigenous Message on WaterWomen Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender ViolenceTending the Fire: Native Voices and Portraits; and Bared. She has been nominated for a Pushcart. Grants and residencies include The Regional Artist Project of Northwest NC, Hambidge Fellow, Weymouth Center Writer in Residence, and Wildacres Residency Program. Kimberly has read at venues from The National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, to Wordfest. She has served as mentor for PEN America's Prison Writing Program and AWP's Writer to Writer Program.