Sandra Beasley




Sheryl
13,740 books | 2,561 friends

jenean ...
31 books | 144 friends

Kory Shrum
360 books | 182 friends

Ed Wage...
216 books | 4,449 friends

Christo...
136 books | 4,921 friends

Diane L...
242 books | 1,432 friends

April
350 books | 1,124 friends

Louise
1,021 books | 1,109 friends

More friends…



Sandra Beasley

Goodreads Author


url

born
in The United States
gender
female

website

genre

member since
June 2007


About this author

Sandra Beasley is the author of I Was the Jukebox, winner of the 2009 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Joy Harjo and published by W. W. Norton. Her debut book, Theories of Falling, was selected by Marie Howe as the winner of the 2007 New Issues Poetry Prize (New Issues Poetry and Prose, 2008). Her poetry has been featured in the Best American Poetry 2010, and her nonfiction has been featured in the Washington Post Magazine. In July, Crown will publish Don't Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales From an Allergic Life , a memoir and cultural history of food allergies. When not traveling for readings and residencies, Beasley lives in Washington, DC, where she serves on the faculty of the Writer's Center. ...more



I turn 35 today. Slipping out the back door of our building in workout shorts and sneakers, I was weighed down with one thing: a copy of Count the Waves, which I had signed for my old boss, mentor, and now friend. She lives onthe other side of the National Zoo. When I usedto make mail runs for her, I would stop off by the cheetah enclosure en route tothe post office. Ifired up my iPod to a ran... Read more of this blog post »
2 likes · Like  •  1 comment  •  flag
Published on May 05, 2015 16:09 • 19 views
Average rating: 3.67 · 1,651 ratings · 365 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
Don't Kill the Birthday Gir...
3.55 of 5 stars 3.55 avg rating — 1,356 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
I Was the Jukebox: Poems
4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 197 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Theories of Falling
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 2008
Rate this book
Clear rating
None In the Same Room Poems...
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
Count the Waves: Poems
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — expected publication 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
I Was the Jukebox: Poems
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Sandra Beasley…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Sandra's Recent Updates

Sandra Beasley wrote a new blog post


I turn 35 today. Slipping out the back door of our building in workout shorts and sneakers, I was weighed down with one thing: a copy of Count the... Read more of this blog post »
Sandra Beasley added Goodreads to her Facebook Timeline
Goodreads for Timeline
Add your books to Timeline!
Learn More
More of Sandra's books…
“You are that moment before falling, the falling,
a whir of falling, a wail of falling, the sweet
thud.”
Sandra Beasley, Theories of Falling

“Just to try. The smooth
surface resists, resists,
and erupts in my mouth:
seeds, juice, acid, blood

of a perfect household.
The way, when I finally
went sailing, my stomach
was rocked from inside

out. Little boat, big sea.
Handful of skinned sunsets.

from Cherry Tomatoes
Sandra Beasley, Theories of Falling

“Yes, I speak Dewey Decimal.”
Sandra Beasley, I Was the Jukebox: Poems

233 ¡ POETRY ! — 16141 members — last activity 57 minutes ago
No pretensions: just poetry. Stop by, recommend books, offer up poems (excerpted), tempt us, taunt us, tell us what to read and where to go (to read i ...more



Comments (showing 1-1)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

Pamela Hey Sandra...Thanks for accepting my friend request.


back to top