Lorna Knowles Blake

BA, Trinity College, MBA, New York University and MFA, Sarah Lawrence College. Her first collection, Permanent Address, won the 2007 Richard Snyder Memorial Prize (Ashland Poetry Press). She has been a Walter E. Dakin Fellow and Tennessee Williams Scholar at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference and was awarded a residency from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Poems, essays and reviews have recently appeared or are forthcoming in the Hudson Review, Cortland Review, Literary Imagination and other journals. Ms. Blake has taught creative writing at the 92nd Street Y since 2007 and has been a supplemental faculty member of the Sarah Lawrence College Summer Writers Seminar. She is currently completing a second collection of poems.