Author Photo: Sanders H. Milens

Author Photo: Sanders H. Milens

Joan Aleshire

Joan Aleshire was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated from Harvard/Radcliffe and received her Master of Fine Arts degree from Goddard College in 1980. She has taught in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College since 1983, and has published five books of poems: Cloud Train (Texas Tech Press, AWP Awards Series, 1982), This Far (Quarterly Review of Literature, 1987), The Yellow Transparents (Four Way Books, 1997), Litany of Thanks (Four Way Books, 2003) and Happily (Four Way Books, 2012). She lives in Shrewsbury, Vermont.

Yellow Transparents

Litany of Thanks