Winner of the Codhill Poetry Chapbook Award for 2012.
"Heather Cousins's Freeze, as sparse and elegant as winter branches, illuminates how time is both fixed and divisible, the human paradox both archetypal and mutable. " — Pauline Uchmanowicz, final judge
Heather Cousins of Monroe, Georgia holds an AB in Anthropology from Bryn Mawr College, an MA from the Writing Seminars of Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD in English and Creative Writing from the University of Georgia, where she also was a Park Postdoctoral Fellow. Author of Something in the Potato Room, winner of the 2009 Kore Press Book Award (selected by Patricia Smith), and a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, her poems have appeared in Alehouse, Blue Earth Review, Cave Wall, The Country Dog Review, Passages North, Permafrost, Pleiades, Southern Poetry Review, and elsewhere.