BERNADETTE GEYER is a poet and freelance writer/editor.

Geyer's first full-length manuscript, The Scabbard of Her Throat, was selected by Cornelius Eady for publication in the Hilary Tham Capital Collection series of The Word Works.  Her poetry has appeared in The Midwest Quarterly, North American Review, Oxford American, Verse Daily, and elsewhere.

Geyer's non-fiction has appeared in, Border Crossing, Freelance Writer's Report, Go World Travel, The Montserrat Review, and WRITERS' Journal.

Geyer also provides freelance editorial services for writers and businesses.

An audio recording of my poem "Dead Men," originally published in Issue #20 of Rattle, is now available on the journal's web site.

My poem, "Parable of the Great Outpouring," is the featured poem for the week of 2 February 2014 at Heron Tree, and will be archived here.

Redux: A Literary Journal posted three of my poems on 27 January 2014: "Fire Ants Invade Hong Hock See Buddhist Temple," "Remembering Is Short," and "Haunting."

And poems forthcoming in Birmingham Poetry Review, The Paris-American, and 2015 Poet's Market.

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The Scabbard of Her Throat, poems by Bernadette Geyer
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Geyer will lead the following online workshop through The Writer's Center:

Online Poetry Workshop II
Begins: 2 June 2014
With the same structure as Online Poetry Workshop I, this workshop will provide different topics for generating new poems. Lessons will be posted weekly, featuring example poems and links to additional reading. Participants will share and comment on each other's work and will receive individual feedback from the workshop leader. Completion of Online Poetry Workshop I is not required for Workshop II. For more information, or to register, click here.