Teresa Dzieglewicz

Teresa Dzieglewicz is an educator, poet, and lover of rivers. She is a Poet-in-Residence with the Chicago Poetry Center, an Associate Editor at RHINO Poetry, and part of the founding team of the Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋ Wóuŋspe (Defenders of the Water School). Her first book, Something Small of How To See a River, won Tupelo Press- Dorset Prize (selected by Tyehimba Jess) and is forthcoming in 2023. She received her MFA from Southern Illinois University, where she received the Academy of American Poets Prize. She has won a Pushcart Prize, Best New Poets, the Palette Poetry Prize, the Auburn Witness Prize, and the Gingko Prize for Ecopoetry. She has received fellowships from the Elizabeth George Foundation, Community of Writers at Tahoe, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, NY Mills Art Center, and Brooklyn Poets. Her poems appear in the Pushcart Prize, Georgia Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Ninth Letter, The Offing, and elsewhere.