Frances Cannon is a writer and artist currently teaching creative writing and literature courses at Champlain College, the Vermont Commons School, and the Vermont College of Fine Arts, as well as art and English courses at the Vermont Commons School. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Iowa and a BA in poetry and printmaking from the University of Vermont. Her published books include: Walter Benjamin: Reimagined, MIT Press, The Highs and Lows of Shapeshift Ma and Big-Little Frank, Gold Wake Press, Tropicalia, Predator/Play, Ethel Press, and Uranian Fruit, Honeybee Press. She has worked for Vagabond Press, The Iowa Review, McSweeney’s quarterly, The Believer, and The Lucky Peach. Her work has been published in Poetry Northwest, The Iowa Review, The Green Mountain Review, Vice, Lithub, The Moscow Times, The Examined Life Journal, Gastronomica, Electric Lit, Edible magazine, Mount Island, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn.
“and even you forgot those brilliant flashes seen from afar” -Ruth Stone