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Kim Bridgford
Professor of English
Fairfield University

Kim Bridgford is a professor of English at Fairfield University, the editor of Dogwood (with Pete Duval) and Mezzo Cammin, and a resident faculty member of Fairfield's new M.F.A. program on Enders Island, off the coast of Mystic, Connecticut.  She is the author of four collections of poetry:  Undone, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; Instead of Maps, nominated for the Poets' Prize; In the Extreme:  Sonnets about World Records, winner of the Donald Justice Prize; and Take-Out:  Sonnets about Fortune Cookies, forthcoming from David Robert Books.  She is currently working on a three-book poetry/photography project with visual artist Jo Yarrington, focusing on journey and sacred space in Iceland, Venezuela, and Bhutan.  A former Connecticut Professor of the Year and a two-time nominee for U.S. Professor of the Year, she was the 2007 Connecticut Touring Poet.  Kim Bridgford is the founder of The Mezzo Cammin Timeline Project, which will eventually be the largest database of women poets in the world, and will be launched in Mezzo Cammin in March 2010.

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