Beth Ann Fennelly
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Beth Ann Fennelly, a 2020 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow, was the poet laureate of Mississippi from 2016-2021 and teaches in the MFA Program at the University of Mississippi. She's won grants and awards from the N.E.A., the United States Artists, a Pushcart, and a Fulbright to Brazil. Fennelly has published three books of poetry and three of prose, most recently, Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs, which was a Goodreads Favorite and an Atlanta Journal-Constitution Best Book. She lives with her husband, Tom Franklin, and their three children in Oxford, MS.
Winning Entry: Epistle to My Lord Concerning My Sons’ Future Spouses
Contest Won: Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest 2023, First Prize