Andrea Ballou Read | Poet
Andrea Read’s poems have appeared most recently in Barrow Street, Black Rabbit Quarterly, Copper Nickel, FIELD, Goliad, Lily Poetry Review, Plume, The Missouri Review, and Tupelo Quarterly. She earned her PhD from the University of Chicago in Romance Languages and Literatures and an MFA in Creative Writing from Lesley University. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and she is the recipient of a National Resource Fellowship, a Tinker Foundation Grant, and an Artist’s Fellowship from the Somerville Arts Council. Andrea has taught creative writing and literature at numerous universities and colleges and currently facilitates the Poetry Lab at the VNA Senior Living at Highland in Somerville. She divides her time between Somerville, Massachusetts and Brooks, Maine.