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Darby Price is a poet, essayist, and dabbler in other mediums. Born and raised in Southeast Louisiana, she earned her BA (English - Creative Writing) at Florida State University and her MFA at George Mason University, where she was a Heritage Fellow and the Poetry Editor for PhoebeHer poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in No Contact, Beloit Poetry Journal, RHINO, Redivider, and Zócalo Public Square, among others, and her reviews and interviews have appeared in The Collagist (now The Rupture) and The Southeast Review. Her essay, "A Michael Bay Brain," was anthologized in Far Villages: Welcome Essays for New and Beginner Poets (Black Lawrence Press). 


Darby is a Lecturer at the University of California, Irvine, where she is also the Writing 50 Assistant Course Director. She has taught literature, creative writing, and rhetoric to talented youth and college students, and has developed curriculum for PEN America, UC Irvine, and WriteGirl Los Angeles. When she isn't writing, reading, or teaching, you can catch her hanging out with her rescue cats and enjoying the famously excellent SoCal weather. 

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