Tiffany Higgins

Tiffany Higgins
Tiffany Higgins is the author of And Aeneas Stares into Her Helmet (2009), selected by Evie Shockley as the winner of the 2008 Carolina Wren Press Poetry Prize. Audio recordings of her poems and commentary on poetics appear on the website, From the Fishouse. Her poems have appeared in the Kenyon ReviewBig Bridgenocturnes, and other journals.
 
Evie Shockley wrote of And Aeneas Stares into Her Helmet: “Aeneas won me over with its intelligence, wit, and unpredictability. I loved the depth and breadth of the poet's allusions: wars throughout history—from the Trojan War to the 'War on Terror' and the Iraq War—are invoked through literary allusions to Virgil, Whitman, and the Bible, as well as pop culture references to phenomena like the Beatles and reality TV."
 
Higgins is currently translating Brazilian poets, and teaches at several colleges in the San Francisco Bay Area.
 
 
 

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Tiffany Higgins is the author of And Aeneas Stares into Her Helmet (2009), selected by Evie Shockley as the winner of the 2008 Carolina Wren Press Poetry Prize. Audio recordings of her poems and commentary on poetics appear on the website, From the Fishouse. Her poems have appeared in the Kenyon ReviewBig Bridgenocturnes, and other journals.
 
Evie Shockley wrote of And Aeneas Stares into Her Helmet: “Aeneas won me over . . .

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