Becca Barniskis

Becca Barniskis is a poet and performer who has published a chapbook of poems, Mimi and Xavier Star in a Museum That Fits Entirely in One’s Pocket (Anomalous Press), that is available also as a musical collaboration with Nick Jaffe in both vinyl and digital formats and as a three-part film. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in a wide range of journals including Colorado Review, Vinyl, Typo, Southword Journal, MARY, Works & Days Quarterly, Sporklet, Handsome, and many others.

She teaches poetry and co-wrote the Teaching Artist Handbook: Tools, Techniques and Ideas to Help Any Artist Teach (University of Chicago Press). She performs her poetry to live audiences regularly as part of the bands Downrange Telemetrics and Pancake7. More: