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. In 2002, she was a finalist for the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize. Her poems have appeared in BigCityLit, Lumina, Nimrod, The Paris Review, Prairie Schooner, Poetry London, RATTLE, Rattapallax, the New York Times, Spoon River Poetry Review and the anthology Chance of A Ghost. In 2008, she was asked to read in the Love Poems program at the Library of Congress. She lives in Armonk, New York with her husband, John. They share four children, Ben, Angie, Kaitlin and Fiona. Her first book, Talking Underwater, was published in 2007 by Wind Publications. Her second book, Second Skin, was published by Wind Publications in 2010.
Manhattanville College is located in Purchase, New York on a beautiful 100-acre suburban campus, 10 minutes from downtown White Plains and just 30 miles from New York City. It has an amazingly diverse mix of students from more than 30 states and 50 countries. The College has 1,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students.
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