Wendy Barker


Eating San Gimignano


Biographical Information

Wendy Barker has published four collections of poetry. Her latest book, Way of Whiteness, won the Writers League of Texas Violet Crown Award for Poetry in 2000 and was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry (see Wings Press website).

Individual poems and translations have appeared in such journals as Poetry, The American Scholar, North American Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Nimrod, to name a few. She has received NEA and Rockefeller Bellagio fellowships. She is a professor of English at The University of Texas at San Antonio.


Influences Cited in the Interview


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