Barbara Rockman is the author of Sting and Nest, winner of the New Mexico-Arizona Book Award and the National Press Women Book Prize and editor of the anthology, Women Becoming Poems. A new collection is forthcoming from University of New Mexico Press.
She teaches poetry at Santa Fe Community College, in private workshops and through Wingspan Poetry Project with victims of domestic violence and homeless families.
Her work appears in numerous journals and anthologies including Bellingham Review, Calyx, Cimarron Review, Nimrod, Spoon River Poetry Review, Taos Journal of International Art and Literature, terrain.org and Louisville Review.
She has collaborated with artists on many word and image installations in galleries in New Mexico, Venice, Italy and Barcelona, Spain.
Her awards include the New Mexico Discovery Award, Baskerville Publishers Prize, Southwest Writers Award, The MacGuffin Poet Hunt Prize, Persimmon Tree Prize and three Pushcart nominations. She has received fellowships to attend residencies at Atlantic Center for The Arts and PLAYA.