Shenandoah Sowash’s work has appeared in Vinyl Poetry, The Collagist, Smartish Pace, PANK Magazine, RHINO Poetry, Folio, Poet Lore, and elsewhere. The recipient of fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Lannan Foundation, she was a finalist for the Beullah Rose Poetry Prize and the Devil’s Lake Driftless Poetry Prize. In 2011, she attended the Bread Loaf Writers Conference through a work-study scholarship (“waitership”). Last summer she returned to VCCA and traveled to Lithuania through an Editor’s Choice Award (full tuition scholarship) from the Summer Literary Seminars.
Currently at work on her first book of poems, she lives in Washington, D.C.