Shenandoah Sowash


Shenandoah Sowash's work has appeared or is forthcoming in GargoyleThe Collagist, Smartish Pace, Vinyl Poetry, RHINO, and elsewhere. The recipient of fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Kimmel Nelson Harding Center for the Arts, and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, her chapbook was a finalist for contests from Diagram, the ATLAS Review, C & R Press, Two Sylvias Press, Bull City Press, and the Baltic Writing Residencies. A finalist for the Smartish Pace Beullah Rose Poetry Prize and the Devil's Lake Driftless Poetry Prize, she attended the Bread Loaf Writers Conference through a work-study scholarship ("waitership") and traveled to Lithuania through an Editor's Choice Award (full tuition scholarship) from the Summer Literary Seminars. Currently completing her first book as well as some essays, Shenandoah lives and works in Washington, D.C.


Photo by Jordan Edwards.