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Individual Author Record

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Name:  Brandi Homan  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Poetry



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Homan lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Homan is editor-in-chief of Switchback Books, a feminist press that publishes poetry by women. She earned her MFA from Columbia College, Chicago, and her MA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her work has appeared in (or is forthcoming from) numerous journals, including Barn Owl Review, Born Magazine, DIAGRAM, MiPOesias, Natural Bridge, North American Review, and Salt Hill.Brandi is the author of Two Kinds of Arson (dancing girl press, 2007), and her work has been selected for inclusion in The Outside Voices 2008 Anthology of Younger Poets (Outside Voices Press, forthcoming). She is originally from Iowa and writes professionally in advertising. Hard Reds is her first full-length collection of poetry.

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