Melissa Barrett is a finalist for the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship!

The luminous Melissa Barrett, whose stunning poems “Homesick” and “Mock Chlorophyll” appear in the most recent┬áMeridian, has been named a finalist for the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship. The competition is sponsored by the Poetry Foundation and is open to U.S. poets between the ages of 21 and 31. This year, there … More Melissa Barrett is a finalist for the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship!