A Franco-American poet, Jeri Theriault grew up in Waterville, Maine and graduated from Colby College, later earning her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her teaching career spanned thirty-four years, six of them as English Department Chair at the International School of Prague. Her collections include Radost, my red (Moon Pie Press, 2016), In the Museum of Surrender (Encircle Publications, 2013), and (M)other. She is the editor of WAIT: Poems from the Pandemic (Littoral Books, 2021). Her poems and reviews appear in The Rumpus, The Texas Review, The Atlanta Review, Asheville Poetry Review, Plume, and many other publications. Recent awards include the 2023 Maine Arts Commission Literary Arts Fellowship, the 2023 Monson Arts Fellowship and the 2022 NORward Prize (New Ohio Review).
A rare and powerful collection with inventive forms
Poetry. Family & Relationships. Women's Studies.