Amy Pence

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Amy Pence authored the poetry chapbook Skin’s Dark Night, published by 2River Press in 2003. Her full manuscript has been a finalist for several poetry competitions, including the Walt Whitman Award, the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, Tupelo Press’s First Book Award, and the University of Wisconsin Poetry Series. Current poems are online at The Pedestal Magazine and Mudlark and are forthcoming in New American Writing and Red Rock Review. Her profile of poet Paul Guest appeared in the November/December issue of Poets & Writers. She lives in the midst of a forest with her husband and her daughter and teaches in Atlanta. Her website can be found at