Francesca Abbate
Poet Francesca Abbate earned a BA at Beloit College, an MFA at the University of Montana, and a PhD at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Her poems have appeared in Field, the Iowa Review, The Journal, and elsewhere. Her honors include the William Harrold Memorial Award. A former poetry editor for the Cream City Review, Abbate is an assistant professor of English at Beloit College.