Bess Cooley

Bess Cooley

Bess Cooley won the 2017 Mississippi Review Poetry Prize, and her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Prairie Schooner, Mississippi Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Atticus Review, Breakwater Review, and Forklift, Ohio, among other journals. Her book reviews appear in Sycamore Review and Electric Literature. Educated at Knox College and in the MFA program at Purdue University, she lives in Knoxville and teaches at the University of Tennessee.