Jennifer Elise Foerster is the author of three books of poetry, The Maybe Bird (The Song Cave 2022), Bright Raft in the Afterweather (University of Arizona Press 2018), and Leaving Tulsa (University of Arizona Press 2013), and served as the Associate Editor of When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry (W. W. Norton 2020). She was a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University and holds a PhD in Literary Arts from the University of Denver. She teaches creative writing and literature and works in non-profit administration for various arts and literary organizations.
Foerster grew up living internationally, is of European and Mvskoke descent, and is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma. She lives in San Francisco.
To get a sneak peek at these poems in Russian and English, click here – https://drive.google.com/file/d/10sbgx85SwPnLz3QdTq-fTdZqju92LqKp/view?pli=1