Rebecca Foust


Rebecca Foust’s new book, ONLY released from Four Way Books in 2022 and received 
a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly The author of three chapbooks including 
The Unexploded Ordnance Bin (2018 Swan Scythe Chapbook Award) and four full 
length collections including Paradise Drive, (Press 53 Award for Poetry), Foust was a 
Runner Up for the 2023 Missouri Review Editors Prize and in previous years won the 
Pablo Neruda, the CP Cavafy ,and the James Hearst poetry prizes, a 2017-19 Marin 
Poet Laureateship, and fellowships from The Frost Place, Hedgebrook, MacDowell, 
and Sewanee. Recent poems are in The Common, The Hudson Review, Narrative, 
Ploughshares, POETRY, and elsewhere. Foust has an MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson, 
a JD from Stanford, and a BA from Smith College. Contact her on 
her website, @FoustRebecca on Facebook, or @rebecca.foust.52 on Instagram.