Introducing Jack Straw Writer: Annette Spaulding-Convy

Forgotten Light

Blending nature themes and rustic imagery, Annette Spaulding-Convy has created a collection of poems that brings the past to life. Her work delves into family history and tells the story of a lost ancestor. With grace and force, Spaulding-Convy pays tribute to a forgotten individual.
Spaulding-Convy’s full length collection, In Broken Latin, will be published by the University of Arkansas Press (Spring 2012) as a finalist for the Miller Williams Poetry Prize. Her chapbook, In The Convent We Become Clouds, won the 2006 Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Contest and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her poems have been published in Prairie Schooner, North American Review, Crab Orchard Review and in the International Feminist Journal of Politics, among others. She is Co-Editor of the literary journal, Crab Creek Review, and is Co-Founder of Two Sylvias Press, which will publish the first eBook anthology of contemporary women’s poetry, Fire On Her Tongue, later this year.
SoundPages was produced by Jack Straw Productions as part of the Jack Straw Writers Program. All of the writers heard in this series are published in the Jack Straw Writers Anthology, and featured online at
Music performed by Sean Osborn and recorded as part of the Jack Straw Artist Support Program.


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