NER contributor Shara McCallum has received one of two 2013 Witter Bynner Fellowships. The Fellowship awards McCallum $10,000 as well as a reading at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
McCallum has written four books of poetry, This Strange Land, Song of Thieves, The Water Between Us, and The Face of Water: New & Selected Poems. Her poetry has appeared in numerous publications, and she is the director of the Stadler Center for poetry at Bucknell University. Her poem “Gravid Gravitas” appeared in NER 30.4.