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Danielle Beazer Dubrasky is a long-time resident of Cedar City in Iron County. She received her PhD in creative writing from the University of Utah and an MA in English/creative writing from Stanford University. She is the author of Ruin and Light, winner of the 2014 Anabiosis Press Chapbook competition, and of Invisible Shores, a limited-edition letterpress folio published through Red Butte Press (2017). An associate professor of creative writing at Southern Utah University, she has taught there since 1990 where she directs the Grace A. Tanner Center for Human Values. She is also director of an annual fall creative writing conference on Eco-poetry and the Essay. Her manuscript Drift Migration has been recognized through the following awards: Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award: Semi-Finalist 2019, Able-Muse Book Award: Honorable Mention 2019, Back Waters Press Competition: Semi-Finalist 2014, White Pines Press Poetry Competition: Finalist 2010, Utah Arts Council Original Writing Competition: Winner, Book-length Poetry Prize 2006. Her manuscript Anchored to the Sky (originally titled “Ruin and Light”) was a semi-finalist in the 2013 Elixir Press Poetry Award. Other awards include the following: Pushcart Nomination: “Petroglyphs in Parowan Gap” (2019), Best New Poets: “Petroglyphs in Parowan Gap” (2019), Utah Original Writing Competition Second Place Prize in Poetry: “Circadian,” “Lighting Out for the Invisible,” “Vivarium” (2018), Utah Origi
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