W. J. Herbert


W. J. Herbert’s work was awarded the Anna Davidson Rosenberg Prize and was selected by Natasha Trethewey for inclusion in Best American Poetry 2017. Her poetry, fiction, and reviews appear in Alaska Quarterly Review, The Atlantic, Hudson Review, Southwest Review, and elsewhere. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was raised in Southern California where she earned a bachelor’s in studio art and a master’s in flute performance. She lives in Kingston, New York, and Portland, Maine.

  • W. J. Herbert
    Boston. Beacon Press. 2021. 112 pages. THE POEMS OF Dear Specimen combine human and ecological grief into an elegy for all earthly life. W. J. Herbert’s poems cohere into a n…
  • October 18, 2021 W. J. Herbert
    Illustration © Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Foundation Fragile Eagle The La Brea Tar Pits’ Page Museum displays fossils of extinct & extant species. Eye…