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Grace Bonner

Grace Bonner is the MFA Program Director of the Writer’s Foundry and a Lecturer at St. Joseph’s College. She is a former Director of the 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center, where she now teaches poetry. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College. Round Lake, her first collection of poetry, was published by Four Way Books in October 2016. Her poems have appeared in The New Republic, The Paris Review, Parnassus, Poetry Daily, The Southampton Review and in other publications. Excerpts from her memoir, Ghost Tracks, have been published in The Brooklyn Quarterly. She is a MacDowell fellow, and has taught literature and creative writing at the Pierrepont School in Westport, Conn. and in Paros, Greece. She is a mentor in PEN’s Prison Writing Program.

Round Lake