Micah Ling completed her BA at DePauw University as an English major. She earned her MA in 20th Century American Literature and her MFA in poetry at Indiana University. Ling has taught in the English departments at Indiana University, Butler University, DePauw University, and Franklin College. She is currently teaching at Franklin College and in the MFA program at Butler University. She taught for the 2010 Indiana University Writer's Conference in Bloomington, Indiana. Ling's first full-length collection, Three Islands, was published in September, 2009 by Sunnyoutside Press. The collection deals with three figures: Amelia Earhart, Robert Stroud (the Birdman of Alcatraz), and Fletcher Christian. Ling's second collection, Sweetgrass, (Sunnyoutside, 2010), is almost entirely prose poems about south-central Montana. Ling also writes for and manages a book review website:www.bookpunchreviews.com. She was one of three finalists for the 2010 Indiana Authors Award.
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