Cleopatra Mathis

Cleopatra Mathis was born and raised in Ruston, Louisiana. The author of six books of poems, her work has appeared widely in anthologies, textbooks, magazines and journals, including "The New Yorker, Poetry, American Poetry Review, TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, The Made Thing: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern Poetry," and "The Extraordinary Tide: Poetry by American Women." Prizes for her work include two National Endowment for the Arts grants, the Jane Kenyon Award...See more