R. Flowers Rivera

R. Flowers Rivera is a native of Mississippi and now lives in Vienna, VA. She is Assistant Professor of English at the University of the District of Columbia, teaching African American literature and creative writing. She was awarded a grant from the Georgia Arts Council, won the 1999 Peregrine Prize and was a finalist for the 1999 May Swenson Award. Her poems have appeared in American Poets and Poetry, Artisan, Cold Mountain Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Obsidian III and The Southern Review, among others. For more information, contact her website: promethea.com.