Nancy Kuhl
December 1

Madsong of the First 100 Houses

Nancy Kuhl ís chapbook, In the Arbor, was winner of the Wick Poetry Chapbook Prize and was published by Kent State University Press. Her book manuscript, The Wife of the Left Hand, was a finalist for last yearís National Poetry Series book contest, the Verse Prize from Verse Press, the Tupelo Press First Book Award, the University of Georgia Press Poetry Series prize, and the AWP/Donald Hall Award for Poetry. She is co-editor of Phylum Press (, an independent publisher of innovative poetry. She is the Assistant Curator of the Yale Collection of American Literature at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University; she is the author of two exhibition catalogs published in 2003 by the library and distributed by the University Press of New England (, Intimate Circles: American Women in the Arts ( and Extravagant Crowd: Carl Van Vechtenís Portraits of Women (