About Megan Burns

Megan Burns is a poet, performer, essayist, and editor. She has a MFA from Naropa University and edits the poetry magazine, Solid Quarter, which is dedicated to poets working in the tradition of the long poem. Her critical work on poet Bernadette Mayer can be found at Jacket Magazine. She has reviews of both poetry and prose at Gently Read Lit, Tarpaulin Sky, Big Bridge, and Rain Taxi. Her poetry has been most recently published in Exquisite Corpse Annual, Callaloo, New Laurel Review, YAWP Journal, and the Big Bridge New Orleans Anthology. Her book Memorial + Sight Lines was published in 2008 by Lavender Ink. She has two chapbooks: Frida Kahlo: I am the poem (2004) and Framing a Song (2010) from Trembling Pillow Press. She lives in New Orleans where she and her husband, poet Dave Brinks, have run the weekly 17 Poets! reading series since 2003. Megan has two forthcoming books of poetry entitled Anatomy of Depression and Carville: Village of Forgotten Names.

Framing a Song (Trembling Pillow Press, 2010)

Memorial+Sight Lines (Lavender Ink, 2008)

Frida Kahlo: I am the poem (Trembling Pillow Press, 2004)