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Heather Corbally Bryant

Wellesley College
Lecturer
Heather Corbally Bryant teaches in the Writing Program at Wellesley College; previously she taught at Penn State University and Harvard College where she won awards for her teaching. She received her AB from Harvard and her PhD from the University of Michigan. Her first book, How Will the Heart Endure: Elizabeth Bowen and the Landscape of War, (University of Michigan Press) won the Donald Murphy prize from the ACIS. She has published poems in The Christian Science Monitor and in the anthology, In Another Voice. Cheap Grace, her first chapbook from Finishing Line Press, and her novel, Through Your Hands, both appeared in 2011. Her second collection of poems, Lottery Ticket, was published in 2013 by the Parallel Press Series of the University of Wisconsin Libraries-Madison. Her third chapbook, “Compass Rose,” appeared in 2015 from The Finishing Line Press. My Wedding Dress, her first long collection of poems, was published by The Finishing Line Press in November 2016. Thunderstorm, her second full-length volume of poetry, was published by The Finishing Line Press in the fall of 2017. It was nominated for a Mass Book Award in 2018. Her sixth collection of poetry, Eve’s Lament, was published by The Finishing Line Press in the winter of 2018. Her seventh collection of poetry, “James Joyce’s Water Closet,” won honorable mention in the Open Chapbook Competition of the Finishing Line Press. It was published in November of 2018. Two of her poems were nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2018. Her work of creative nonfiction, about her grandmother’s life in Shanghai in the 1920’s, You Can’t Wrap Fire in Paper, was published in 2018.


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