Shelley Puhak

Shelley Puhak is a poet and writer from Maryland. She is the author of Harbinger, a 2021 National Poetry Series selection. Puhak’s second book, Guinevere in Baltimore (Waywiser, 2013) was selected by Charles Simic for the Anthony Hecht Prize, and her first, Stalin in Aruba (Black Lawrence Press, 2010) was awarded the Towson Prize for Literature. Her poems have appeared in Cincinnati Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Shenandoah, and Verse Daily and her prose has appeared in The Atlantic, The Iowa Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review.