About Sheryl St. Germain

A native of New Orleans, Sheryl St. Germain has taught creative writing at The University of Texas at Dallas, The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Knox College and Iowa State University. She currently directs the MFA program in Creative Writing at Chatham University where she also teaches poetry and creative nonfiction. Her work has received several awards, including two NEA Fellowships, an NEH Fellowship, the Dobie-Paisano Fellowship, the Ki Davis Award from the Aspen Writers Foundation, and most recently the William Faulkner Award for the personal essay.

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Let it Be a Dark Roux: New and Selected Poems (Autumn House Press, 2007)

The Journals of Scheherazade (University of North Texas Press, 1996)

How Heavy the Breath of God (University of North Texas Press, 1994)

Making Bread at Midnight (Slough Press, 1992)

Going Home (Perivale Press, 1989)

Je Suis Cadien (Translator--Cross-Culutral Communications, 1989)

The Mask of Medusa (Cross-Cultural Communications, 1987)