Sharon Mesmer in conversation with the audience at the 2016 Milford Readers and Writers Festival     Photo by Charise Issis

Sharon Mesmer in conversation with the audience at the 2016 Milford Readers and Writers Festival     Photo by Charise Issis

Sharon Mesmer

Is a poet, fiction writer, essayist and teacher. Her new poetry collection is Greetings From My Girlie Leisure Place (Bloof Books, 2015). Other collections are Annoying Diabetic Bitch, The Virgin Formica, Half Angel/Half Lunch and Vertigo Seeks Affinities (chapbook, Belladonna Books). Four of her poems appear in Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology (second edition, 2013). She has also published three fiction collections, including Ma Vie à Yonago, from Hachette, in French translation. She has just finished a novel.  She teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs of New York University and The New School. Her awards include a Fulbright Specialist grant, a Jerome Foundation mentoring award and two New York Foundation for the Arts fellowships. Blog link

The Virgin Formica
$16.00
By Sharon Mesmer
Annoying Diabetic Bitch
By Sharon Mesmer
In Ordinary Time
$4.46
By Sharon Mesmer
The Empty Quarter
$13.00
By Sharon Mesmer