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Alissa M. Barr

Poet | Essayist | Registered Nurse

Barr's poetry has appeared in Poet Lore, Muzzle Magazine, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of a Bread Loaf-Rona Jaffe scholarship and a Sewanee Writers' Conference scholarship.

Alissa M. Barr is a second-year MFA candidate at Vanderbilt University and is the 2023-2024 Poetry Editor for The Nashville Review. She holds a Bachelor's in Nursing from Radford University, where she began her career as a cardiovascular critical care nurse.

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