Saturday, February 10, 2007

brief bio

A native of Staten Island, Carrie Olivia (Ferguson) Adams works in publishing in Chicago. She earned a BA in English and Comparative Literature from the University of Georgia and an MFA in Poetry from Vermont College.

She is a contributing editor to Hunger Mountain, and the poetry editor for Black Ocean, an independent press based out of Boston, New York, and Chicago.

She has published reviews in The Georgia Review, Quarterly West, and Verse. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Backwards City Review, Cranky, DIAGRAM, and Lilies and Cannonballs. In addition, she has published one chapbook, "A Useless Window," and her first full-length collection, Intervening Absence, is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press.