Maya Jewell Zeller

Maya Jewell Zeller is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection out takes/glove box, selected by Eduardo Corral as winner of the New American Poetry Prize; as well as the collections Alchemy for Cells & Other Beasts (a collaboration from Entre Rios, 2017); Yesterday, the Bees (Floating Bridge, 2015); and Rust Fish (Lost Horse Press, 2011). Her memoir project, Raised by Ferns, was the runner up in the 2022 AWP Prize; her prose appears widely. She is Associate Professor and Co-Coordinator of the Professional and Creative Writing BA at Central Washington University, and Affiliate Faculty in Poetry and Nature Writing in the low-residency MFA at Western Colorado University. Find her on Twitter @MayaJZeller.