Rebecca Morgan Frank

Rebecca Morgan FrankJacob Ziskind Visiting Poet-in-Residence


"Sometimes We're All Living in a Foreign Country." Forthcoming from Carnegie Mellon, October 2017.

"The Spokes of Venus." Carnegie Mellon, 2016)The Spokes of Venus book cover

"Little Murders Everywhere." Salmon Poetry, 2012)

Poems in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Harvard Review, New England Review, Missouri Review, Literary Imagination, Guernica, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, Anthropology and Humanism, 32 Poems, and elsewhere. Poems forthcoming in American Poetry Review, Orion Magazine, Beloit Poetry Journal, Nimrod, and The Florida Review.

Essays and fiction in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Prairie Schooner, Five Chapters, The Cincinnati Anthology, The Little Magazine in America: A Contemporary Guide, Black Camera: An International Film Journal, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and elsewhere.

Art song and digital music collaborations with composers have been performed and exhibited such places as the Poetry Foundation in Chicago, the University of Virginia's digital music festival, and a multi-artist exhibit at the Brentwood Arts Exchange in Maryland.

Selected Awards

Current Projects

"We'll Never Get Back to Zamboanga" is a collection of poems that draws on my family's history in the Philippines, with a focus on the civilian prison camps where my grandfather, the son of a Filipino and an American, was held by the Japanese Army during World War II.

Editor-in-chief and co-founder of, a journal of new verse & fiction.

Selected Courses Taught