Sandy Longhorn

Arkansas, United States

Sandy Longhorn is the author of The Girlhood Book of Prairie Myths, which won the Jacar Press Full-Length Poetry Book Contest and Blood Almanac, which won the Anhinga Prize for Poetry.  New poems have appeared recently in 32 Poems, The Cincinnati Review, Crazyhorse, Hayden's Ferry Review, North American Review, and elsewhere.  Longhorn teaches at Pulaski Technical College, where she directs the Big Rock Reading Series.  In addition, she co-edits the online journal Heron Tree, is an Arkansas Arts Council fellow, and blogs at Myself the only Kangaroo among the Beauty.


Twitter Username: @sandylonghorn


  • Blood Almanac , Anhinga Press (2006)
  • The Girlhood Book of Prairie Myths , Jacar Press (2013)


  • Arkansas Arts Council Fellowship(2007)


  • Instructor at Pulaski Technical College


  • Bachelor of Arts in English from College of St. Benedict
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (Poetry) from University of Arkansas

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