Sonoran born. PNW rooted.

Former 3x entrepreneur.


Thinker. Reader. Writer. Editor. Poet.

Cast iron skillet user.

Dog person.



Anna Black is a twice awarded Virginia G. Piper global teaching and research fellow. She received her MFA at Arizona State University and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the anthologies We Will be Shelter, edited by poet Andrea Gibson and In Sight: An Ekphrastic Collaboration, as well as the journals 45th Parallel, The Collagist, Bacopa Review, Wordgathering, SWWIM, The American Journal of Poetry, Hayden’s Ferry Review (where she is a former¬†editor-in-chief), and New Mobility among others. She has taught composition, creative writing, and/or publishing at Arizona State University, Western Washington University, Perryville Women’s Prison (as a guest lecturer), and the National University of Singapore. She is the staff director at Sundress Publications and the curator of the Poets in Pajamas reading series.