Biographical Statement: Dana Teen Lomax
Dana Teen Lomax is a poet whose most recent work, Kindergarde: Avant-garde Poems, Plays, Stories, and Songs for Children (Black Radish Books) won the 2014 Lion and the Unicorn Prize for Children’s Literature sponsored by John Hopkins University Press. She is the author of several books of poems including Disclosure (Black Radish Books, 2011), Unpublishable Manuscript #43 (UbuWeb Editions, 2010), Letters To Poets: Conversations About Poetics, Politics, and Community (Saturnalia, 2008), and Curren¢y (Palm Press, 2006). Supported by the California Arts Council, the Peninsula Community Foundation, the Zellerbach Family Fund, the Marin Arts Council, and others, her work has received the San Francisco Foundation’s Joseph Henry Jackson prize for poetry among other awards; her writing has appeared in Jacket, Poets & Writers, The Bay Poetics Anthology, Imaginary Syllabi, and Against Expression (Northwestern University Press, 2011). She served as the Director of Small Press Traffic Literary Arts Center in San Francisco and currently teaches writing at San Francisco State University and elsewhere.