Joyce Sutphen

trained as a Shakespearean at the University of Minnesota and teaches a range of literature and writing courses at Gustavus Adolphus College, where she is an associate professor.

She has published three volumes of poems, including Coming Back to the Body (2000) and Naming the Stars (2003), a collection of sonnets that won the Minnesota Book Award. Red Dragonfly Press has recently published a small letter-press edition of sonnets entitled Fourteen Sonnets

She is co-editing an anthology of Minnesota women poets from the territorial days to the present, To Sing Along the Way.