2007 Gatewood Prize Finalists Karen Leona Anderson and Sandra Simonds have found publishers for their manuscripts! Anderson's manuscript, Punish Honey, got picked up by Carolina Wren Press while Simonds' manuscript, Warasw Bikini, found its way over to Bloof Books.
Karen Leona Anderson received her MFA from the University of Iowa’s Writers’ Workshop and her MA from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. She has had work published in jubilat, Verse, ecopoetics, Indiana Review, The New Republic, Fence, Volt, Colorado Review, and other journals. She is currently revising her dissertation on poetry and science in Ithaca, New York.
Sandra Simonds has poetry published in countless journals, including Colorado Review, New Orleans Review and No Tell Motel. She's the creator of Wildlife Poetry Magazine, and helps edit the DIY (Do It Yourself) Poetry Publishing Cooperative site. Check out her blog to see her chapbooks, poems and sundry pop-opinions.