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Author: Heidi Lynn Nilsson

Heidi Lynn Nilsson holds a B.A. in English and Religious Studies from the University of Virginia and an M.F.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. Her poems have appeared in Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, Pleiades, American Poets, and The Academy of American Poets' New Voices anthology. Her chapbook, The Math of Gifts, won the Singer-Sargent Award in 2015. She teaches at The Salvation Army in Athens, Georgia, where she lives with her husband and three daughters.

For the Fire From the Straw
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For the Fire From the Straw

Barrow Street Press

Poetry. "In 'Straw for the Fire,' Theodore Roethke writes that 'straw can feed a fire to melt down stone.' The poems in Heidi Lynn Nilsson's FOR THE FIRE FROM THE STRAW burn with this kind of metamorphic heat. They stun with their intricate troping,...

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