Beth Gylys

Beth GylysBeth Gylys is Professor of English and Creative Writing and associate editor of Five Points.  She has published two award-winning collections of poems: Bodies that Hum won the Gerald Cable First Book Award and was published by Silverfish Review Press in 1999; Spot in the Dark won the Journal Award and was published by Ohio State University Press in 2004. Her chapbook Balloon Heart won the Quentin R. Howard Award and was released by Wind Publications in 1997. Her poems have appeared in The Paris ReviewThe Southern ReviewThe Kenyon Review, The New Republic, Antioch ReviewColumbia Review, and other journals, and she has had work published in several anthologies: American Poetry: The Next Generation, the 1996 Anthology of Best Magazine Verse, and in Under the Rock Umbrella: Contemporary American Poets from 1951-1977.