BERNADETTE GEYER is a poet and copy editor in the Washington, DC, area.
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. Geyer is the author of a poetry chapbook, What Remains, and recipient of a 2010 Strauss Fellowship from the Arts Council of Fairfax County. Her poetry has appeared in Oxford American, North American Review, The Midwest Quarterly, Verse Daily, and elsewhere.
Geyer's non-fiction has appeared in WRITERS' Journal, The Montserrat Review, Freelance Writer's Report, World Energy Review, and Marco Polo Magazine.
The new Spring/Summer 2013 issue of Poet Lore includes my poem "For Years," along with work by Patricia Fargnoli, Richard Peabody, D. Nurkse, Barbara Crooker, and Ronald Wallace.
My essay, "Being a Poet Makes Me a Better Copy Editor," is featured on The Last Word page of the Summer 2013 issue of The Writer's Center Workshop & Event Guide.