Debra Nystrom

Debra Nystrom
Debra Nystrom has published three books of poems, Bad River Road (2009) and Torn Sky (2003), and A Quarter Turn (1991). Her work has been published in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Best American Poetry, and has received awards from Five Points, the Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and The Library of Virginia. She teaches in the Creative Writing program at the University of Virginia.

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Debra Nystrom

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Debra Nystrom has published three books of poems, Bad River Road (2009) and Torn Sky (2003), and A Quarter Turn (1991). Her work has been published in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Best American Poetry, and has received awards from Five Points, the Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and The Library of Virginia. She teaches in the Creative Writing program at the University . . .

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