Helen Pruitt Wallace
Helen Pruitt Wallace’s first collection of poems, Shimming the Glass House, won the Richard Snyder Prize for Poetry and a Florida Book Award, and her chapbook, Pink Streets, was published by Yellow Jacket Press. Individual poems have been published in several journals and anthologies, and lyric essays in River Teeth and Sweet: A Literary Confection. She earned her Ph.D. in English/Creative Writing from Florida State University, and has taught poetry and non-fiction at Eckerd College. Host of the Dali Poetry Series at the Dali Museum, Wallace is the Poet Laureate of St. Petersburg, FL, and currently working on a new manuscript of poems.