Publications - Rebecca Morgan Frank


  • The Spokes of Venus (forthcoming in 2016 from Carnegie Mellon University Press)
  • Little Murders Everywhere (Salmon 2012)



  • “The Roller Rink”, Five Chapters, Fall 2014 (online)
  • “The Piano Tuner”, Prairie Schooner, Vol. 88:3, Fall 2014



  • “This Triste Little Town”, The Cincinnati Anthology, Ed. Zan McQuade. Cleveland: Rust Belt Chic Press, 2014.
  • The Iowa Review: Review of Kiki Petrosino’s Hymn for the Black Terrific. Vol. 44.1, Summer 2014.
  • "A Collective Appetite: Reception and the White Gaze from Shange to Sapphire" appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of Black Camera: An International Film Journal.
  • “Summoning the Bard: The First Decade/s of the Online Literary Magazine.” The Little Magazine in America: A Contemporary Guide. Ed by Joanne Diaz and Ian Morris, University of Chicago Press, 2015. 198-208    Print.
  • “A Room of Our Own.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. Forthcoming Fall 2013. Online.
  • “Silence was Pleased: From Poem to Film.” Los Angeles Review of Books, June 18, 2013. Online.
  • "A Collective Appetite: Reception and the White Gaze from Shange to Sapphire." Black Camera: An International Film Journal. 4.1. Winter 2012. Print.



  • “Patriarch”, Harvard Review, Issue 46, Fall 2014
  • “The Way to Sketch”, Literary Imagination,  Vol 16:3, November 2014
  • “Evolution”, Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 19:1, Fall 2014
  • “Ministry of Ostriches” and “Caught”, New England Review, Vol. 35:1, Summer 2014
  • “What is Left Here”, Ploughshares, Vol. 40:1, Spring 2014
  • “How to be Reckless” and “The Mothers”, Southern Indiana Review, Vol. 21:1, Spring 2014
  • “Women, Birds and Stars”, Smartish Pace, Vol. 21, Summer 2014
  • “Leda, After”, “Gunning for It”, and “Crusoe is Still There”, Connotation Press, Vol 2:6, Spring 2014 (online)
  • “The Movement of Mechanical Objects”, Cream City Review, Vol. 38:1, Spring 2014
  • “The Spokes of Venus,” The Missouri Review Poem of the Week, Summer 2013
  • “Manuals for Trains,” Switchback, Fall 2013
  • “The Last Time I Saw Manila,” War, Literature & the Arts, 2014
  • “Bloom,” Southern Humanities Review, Winter 2014
  • “Jesus and Tomatoes,” Washington Square, forthcoming
  • “The Art of Reading,” 32 Poems, Spring/Summer 2013
  • “Bird’s-Eye” and “How to Build a Rocket,” Reunion: The Dallas Review, Spring 2013
  • “The End of Emilio,” Redivider, Spring 2013



  • “Aqua Florentina," The Book of Scented Things: An Anthology of Contemporary Poems Written About or Engaging with Perfumes, Literary House Press, forthcoming Fall 2013
  • “Crawfish Chorus,” “Blue Mussel Shells,” and “Postscript from Mississippi,” The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast, Snake Nation Press, forthcoming Fall 2013
  • “Song of the Rattling Pipes,” Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence, Hyacinth Girl Press, Spring 2013



  • University of Southern Mississippi Faculty Innovation Award, 2014
  • University of Southern Mississippi Junior Faculty Creative Activity Award, 2014
  • Finalist, Kate Tufts Discovery Award for Little Murders Everywhere, 2013
  • Virginia Center for Creative Arts Residency Fellowship, 2013
  • Sewanee Writers’ Conference Walter E. Dakin Fellowship, 2012
  • Poetry Society of America's Alice Fay di Castagnola Award Winner, 2010
  • AWP Intro Award Poetry Winner, 2009