Pamela Uschuk

Pamela Uschuk is the director of the Center for Women Writers at Salem College, where she also teaches Creative Writing. She is the author of three collections of poetry: Finding Peaches in the Desert (2000), One Legged Dancer (2002), and Scattered Risks, forthcoming in 2005. She has recorded a spoken-word and music CD and her poems have been translated into several languages, including Albanian, Hungarian, Czech, Korean, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, and Russian. Her poems have appeared in hundreds of journals around the world, including Poetry, Another Chicago Magazine, Denver Quarterly, Agni, Parnassus, Bloomsbury Review, and the anthology, 48 Younger American Poets. She has won awards for her work from the National League of American PEN Women, the Struga International Poetry Festival, and Amnesty International, among others. She makes her home in Winston-Salem, NC and in Durango, Colorado with her husband, poet William Pitt Root.

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