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| Anna Balint is the author of Horse Thief, a collection of short fiction, (Curbstone 2004), as well as two earlier books of poetry: Out of the Box and spread them crimsonsleeves like wings. In the wake of 9/11 she organized Evidence of Compassion: A Reading of Middle Eastern & Central Asian Poetry and Literature. She also co-edited Poets Against the War, an anthology of poems protesting the Gulf War, 1991.
Her own poems and stories have been published in numerous journals and magazines including Calyx, Briar Cliff Review, Raven Chronicles, Clackamas Literary Review, Stringtown, and Knock. In 2001, she received the Starbucks Leading Voices award for her work with urban youth in the field of creative writing. She currently teaches at Antioch University and Richard Hugo House in Seattle.