Bio

Sally Bliumis-Dunn teaches Modern Poetry and Creative Writing at Manhattanville College.  She received her B.A. in Russian language and literature from U.C. Berkeley in 1983 and her MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College in 2002.  Her poems have appeared in BigCityLitLuminaNew York TImes, NimrodThe Paris Review, PBS News Hour, Prairie SchoonerPoetry LondonRATTLERattapallaxSpoon River Poetry Review and Chance of A Ghost, an anthology put out by Helicon Nine in 2005.  In 2002, she was a finalist for the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize.  Her manuscript, Talking Underwater, which has been a finalist for The University of Arkansas Press’ First Book Prize in 2006, a semifinalist for The Kenyon First Book contest in 2002, the Bright Hill Press in 2005 and a finalist for the Richard Snyder Poetry Prize from Ashland Press in 2006, was published by Wind Publications in 2007. In 2008, she was asked to read in the “Love Poems Program” at the Library of Congress. Second Skin was published by Wind Publications in 2010.  She lives in Armonk, New York with her husband, John. They share four children, Ben, Angie, Kaitlin and Fiona.

Sally Bliumis-Dunn

Past Readings

Thursday, October 27th - 3:30pm
Delta Kappa Gamma Society
Cos Cob Library
Cos Cob, Connecticut

Tuesday, November 2nd - 7pm
Faculty Reading
Manhattanville College Library
Purchase, New York

Wednesday, December 14th - 12pm
American Association of University Women
Crabtree Kittle House
Chappaqua, New York