Celia Bland

Celia Bland is the author of the poetry collection Soft Box, and she produced a collaborative work with the visual artist Dianne Kornberg entitled The Education of the Virgin (2012). Her essay “Secret Book Written in the Dirt” is anthologized in a collection devoted to the poetry of Jean Valentine. Bland has also written numerous works for young adults, including The Conspiracy of the Secret Nine, a finalist for the Heekin Award. She is writer in residence at Bard College in New York’s Hudson Valley.

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