Indiana University Creative Writing Program
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Amelia Martens received a MFA (Poetry) and a MS in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education from Indiana University. She works part-time for West Kentucky Community & Technical College where she helps to edit Exit 7: A Journal of Literature and Art. Her debut poetry collection, The Spoons in the Grass are There to Dig a Moat, is forthcoming in April 2016 from Sarabande Books. She is also the author of three chapbooks: Purgatory (Black Lawrence Press, 2012), Clatter (Floating Wolf Quarterly, 2013) and A Series of Faults (Finishing Line Press, 2014). She is married to the poet Britton Shurley; their collaborative projects include two daughters. Please visit: