blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



   He Said Discipline is the Highest Form of Love
   Past Immaculate
An Email Conversation with Beckian Fritz Goldberg

Beckian Fritz Goldberg holds an MFA from Vermont College and is the author of several volumes of poetry, Body Betrayer (1991), In the Badlands of Desire (1993), Never Be the Horse (1999), winner of the University of Akron Poetry Prize selected by Thomas Lux, and Twentieth Century Children, a limited edition chapbook, (1999). Her work has appeared widely in anthologies and journals including The American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry 1995, Field, The Gettysburg Review, Indiana Review, The Iowa Review, New American Poets of the 90's, and The Massachusetts Review. She has been awarded the Theodore Roethke Poetry Prize, The Gettysburg Review Annual Poetry Award, The University of Akron Press Poetry Prize, and a Pushcart Prize. Her newest volume of poems, The Book of Accident, will appear in fall, 2002, from Invisible Cities Press. Currently, Goldberg directs the MFA Creative Writing Program at Arizona State University.