Rebecca Aronson

b. 1965

Current City, State, Country

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Birth City, State, Country

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA


Rebecca Aronson is the author of three books of poetry: Anchor; Ghost Child of the Atalanta Bloom, winner of the 2016 Orison Books poetry prize and winner of the 2019 Margaret Randall Book Award from the Albuquerque Museum Foundation; and CreatureCreature, winner of the Main-Traveled Roads Poetry Prize. She has been a recipient of a Prairie Schooner Strousse Award, the Loft’s Speakeasy Poetry Prize, and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship to Sewanee.  She is co-founder and host of Bad Mouth, a series of words and music. She teaches writing in New Mexico, where she lives with her husband and teenage son and a very demanding cat.

Published Works

Anchor (Orison Books, 2022)
Ghost Child of the Atalanta Bloom (Orison Books, 2017)
Creature, Creature (Main-Traveled Roads Press, 2007)

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Current Title

English Instructor, Central New Mexico Community College


University of Washington, MFA Poetry, 2003
University of New Mexico, MA English/Creative Writing, 1995
University of Minnesota, BA English, 1988

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