Becka Mara McKay

Becka Mara McKay earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Washington and an M.F.A. in Translation from the University of Iowa. In August she begins teaching translation and creative writing at Florida Atlantic University. Her first book of poems, A Meteorologist in the Promised Land, will be published by Shearsman Books in early 2010. Her translation, from the Hebrew, of the novel Laundry was published by Autumn Hill Books in 2008. Recent poems and translations can be found in The Iowa Review, Hotel Amerika, Rhino, Natural Bridge, Rattapallax, and elsewhere.