Poetry Fellow Sarah Rose Nordgren (2008-2009, 2011-2012) has been named the winner of the 2013 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize from the University of Pittsburgh Press for her debut collection, Best Bones, which will be published in fall of 2014

Sarah Rose Nordgren's poems have recently appeared, or are forthcoming, in several publications, including Agni, The Iowa Review, Pleiades, The Harvard Review, Ploughshares, The Literary Review, 32 Poems, and the Best New Poets anthology.  She is also the winner of the 2012 James Wright Poetry Award from Mid-American Review and a two-time fellowship recipient from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Nordgren earned degrees from Sarah Lawrence College (B.A.) and the University of North Carolina-Greensboro (M.F.A), where she held the Fred Chappell Fellowship. (photo: Daniel Dyar)