Chera Hammons is a graduate of the MFA in Creative Writing program at Goddard College in Plainfield, VT. Her work has appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Rattle, Tupelo Quarterly, Valparaiso Poetry Review, and elsewhere. Her books include Amaranthine Hour (Jacar Press, 2012), Recycled Explosions (Ink Brush Press, 2016), and The Traveler’s Guide to Bomb City (Purple Flag Press, forthcoming 2017). She is a winner of the 2016 Common Good Books Poetry Contest judged by Garrison Keillor. She lives in Amarillo, TX and is a member of the editorial board of the poetry journal One.
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