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Introduction Cheryl Clark Vermeulen, author of the poetry chapbook Dead-Eye Spring (Cy Gist Press), is a poet, translator, and visual artist whose work often explores the junctures of these artforms. A first-generation college student, she received her B.A. in Spanish from Knox College with a focus on Latin American literature, and an M.F.A in English (Creative Writing) from Iowa Writers' Workshop. She grew up outside of Chicago and lives in Boston, where she developed non-profit educational programs for ten years. She now teaches writing as an Assistant Professor in Liberal Arts at Massachusetts College of Art and Design. For five years she ran a poetry workshop at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education. Her poems can be found in Third Coast, EOAGH, Caketrain, Inertia Magazine, Dispatx, Propeller Quarterly, DIAGRAM, and Split Rock Review her translations in the online journal Two Lines Press and the anthology Connecting Lines: New Poetry from Mexico. Above all, she believes that love and dancing are supreme. Tumblr: Twitter: @apoeminthere
Favorite Movies House of Sand, The Tin Drum, Paris Texas, The American Friend, I Don't Want to Sleep Alone, La Vie en Rose, Dogville, Dancer in the Dark, Okie Noodling, Darwin's Nightmare, The Spirit of the Beehive, The White Ribbon, Brazil, Pina, Wasteland