Literary Resume


1984 – 1988 The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

Earned Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature, June 1988. Thesis work in English Poetry.

2007 – 2009 Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA

Earned Master of Fine Arts degree in Poetry, July 2009. Thesis work on Virgil’s Aeneid.




the vanishings & other poems, Calypso Editions, 2011

the dictator’s mistress, Alice Blue Books, 2012



One Simple Way to Heal the Earth, elephant journal, 2016



alone I look into you, Five Willows Literary Review, 2015

headland, pacific coast, Cascadia Review, 2014

june bracken waist high under birch, frogs, fool song, aster, Cascadia Review, 2013

big leaf maple, Alaska Quarterly Review, 2013

you are a boy on your small mare searching, The Far Field, 2012

A Willow Tree Graces the Neighbor’s Yard, 2008, LBJ, University of Nevada

the tender fiction of paul and nelly, Poetry International, 2009

The Faith of Tulips, Knock, 2008

Returning To Work, An Evening at the Tennis Club, Afternoons at Home, Mirror NorthWest, 2007

Galloping, Pontoon, 2007

Returning to Work, Knock, #6, 2006

from The Book of Waiting, The Armchair Classicist, 2006

An Evening At the Tennis Club; Afternoons at Home, Stringtown, Issue #9, 2006

Indian Pipe, Alaska Quarterly Review, Vol. 20, No. 1 & @, Fall/Winter, 2002


Book Reviews

because God had translated them: A Review of Dimitris Lyacos’ With the people from the bridge, 2016, Web Del Sol Review of Books

Seamus Heaney’s Aeneid Book VI, Web Del Sol Review of Books, 2016

Happy To Go Rogue: A Review of The Willow Springs Surrealist Chapbook Series, Fall 2015, Raven Chronicles

The Artist as Citizen: The Poet Who Practiced Genocide, Raven Chronicles, 2003 Shadow Lands, Johannes Bobrowski, Translated by Ruth and Matthew Mead with an introduction by Michael Hamburger, 1984, New Directions Books, New York, New York

The Endless Forms of the One Thing, Raven Chronicles, 2001, 26 Poems From Snail River, Chapbook, James Bertolino, 2000, Egress Studio Press, Bellingham, Washington 

Care For An Accident?, Raven Chronicles, 2002, Blue Mouth, Chapbook, J.W. Marshall, 2001, Wood Works, Seattle, Washington

I’m Hearing Myself Grow Louder, Raven Chronicles, 2000, Life Of The Bones To Come, Larry Laurence, 1999, Black Heron Press, Seattle, Washington

John Coltrane, Meet Carl Jung, Raven Chronicles, 2000, This House, Jim Bodeen, 1999, Tsunami, Inc., Walla Walla, Washington



Creative Businesses

Elizabeth Myhr Editing, Owner, 2009 – Present

CoFounder, Calypso Editions


Editorial Positions

Poetry Competition Editor, 2014, Emerys Journal

Manuscript Editor, Copy Editor, Proofreader, Calypso Editions 2009 -2012

Poetry Competition Manuscript Judge, 2011, 2012, Marick Press

Managing Editor, Marick Press 2005 – 2008

Fiction Editor, 1997- 1999, The Raven Chronicles

Poetry Editor, 1999 – 2002, The Raven Chronicles

Poetry Editor, 1999 – 2014 Shining Horns, The Raven Chronicles

Freelance Editorial work on poetry, novels and short stories 2009 – Present 


Awards, Residencies, Lectures

the practice of devotion Semi-Finalist, Poetry Book Competition, Orison Books, 2015

june bracken waist high under birch, nominated for Best of the Net 2014 by Cascadia Review

Guest Poetry Lecturer, The Evergreen State College, 2012, 2013

Guest Poetry Lecturer, San Diego State University, 2011

Hugo House Fellowship, 2010

Winner, Knock Eco/Lit Poetry Competition, Fall 2008

Milotte Foundation Scholar, 2008

Valentine, San Juan Rhapsody, First & Second Prizes, San Juan County Fair, July, 1999

Artist-in-Residence, Centrum, Port Townsend, Washington, October, 1999

The Clam Shell and the Moon, Finishing Line Press, Special Merit, New Women’s Voices Chapbook Competition, 1999

Artist-in-Residence, Centrum, Port Townsend, Washington, April, 1998

Recipient, 1997 GAP Grant Award, Artist Trust, Seattle, Washington