McPherson, Sandra

Sandra McPherson is the author of twenty poetry collections, most recently Expectation Days (Illinois, 2007). She has received numerous awards including the Hellen Bullis Prize, Bess Hokin Prize, Emily Dickinson Prize, Blumenthal-Leviton-Blonder prize for poetry and Eunice Tietjens Memorial Prize. She taught creative writing and literature at the University of California at Davis from 1985 until her retirement in 2008. [bio updated 2011]