Heather Woods

A Bay Area native, Heather Woods received her BA from Kenyon College and her MFA from USF ('01). At Kenyon, Heather founded Persimmons, a literary magazine that is still flourishing today, and worked for four years on The Kenyon Review. Heather is currently translating one of Eugene Guillevic's last works with Carla Hall (USF MFA '01). In 2002, Heather collaborated on an article honoring professor David Bromige. The article appears in Jacket, Volume 22. "Is torn alike. . ." is from a book of poems that Heather is completing, AURORA, OH-ROAR-AH, a modern poetic response to Aurora Leigh.

Contributions to Switchback

Issue 2 | Is torn alike. I sometimes touched my aim