Photo credit: Beth SKMorris at the Book Launch for "In the Aftermath-9/11 Through a Volunteer's Eyes" from the New York City Fire Museum, 2021.

Beth SK Morris

b. 1943


Beth SKMorris, author of three poetry books: In Florida  (2010), Nowhere to be Found (2014) and In the Aftermath- 9/11 Through a Volunteer’s Eyes commemorating the 20th anniversary in 2021; a Pinnacle and Firebird Book Award winner and Eric Hoffer finalist, now included in the Poetry of 9/11 archive at the Library of Congress. Her poems have appeared in Artemis, Avocet, Broadkill Review, Crosswinds, High Shelf, Oprelle, and PANK, among others. Beth holds Masters degrees in Speech Science, English Language & Literature, and a Ph.D in Speech, Language, & Hearing Science. She is a member of Hudson Valley Writers Center, Poets House in New York and the Academy of American Poets. Currently, Beth is working on a hybrid/collaborative poetry manuscript based on her late father’s last notebook.

Current City, State, Country

Bronx, New York, USA

Birth City, State, Country

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Published Works

In the Aftermath- 9/11 Through a Volunteer’s Eyes (Poetica, 2021)
Nowhere to be Found (Bridle Path Press, 2014)
In Florida (Unispeech, 2010)

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Queens College, CUNY (BA)
Queens College, CUNY (MA, Speech Science)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MA, English Language & Literature)
Graduate School and Center CUNY (Ph.D, Speech, Language & Hearing Science)

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