Cheryl Pallant

Cheryl Pallant is a writer, poet, dancer, writing coach, and university instructor. Including her Station Hill titles, she is the author of nine books: Contact Improvisation, on dance; the poetry books Continental Drifts, Morphs, Uncommon Grammar Cloth, and Into Stillness; and the chapbooks Poetry by Chocolate, The Phrase, Declaration of Independence, and Spontaneities. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in numerous print and online magazines such as Fence, HOW2, Tarpaulin Sky, and Oxford Magazine, and in several anthologies like Food for Thought by William Morrow and Company and An Introduction to the Prose Poem by Firewheel Editions. She has published over 200 reviews and interviews with dancers, performance artists, and writers from around the globe and was a critic for a local newspaper for twelve years.

She teaches creative writing, poetry, contact improvisation, and a blend of writing and movement at universities and in workshops in the U.S. and abroad. If not writing or dancing, she is pursuing other practices and interests such as Zen meditation,yoga, bicycling, and hiking. She lives in Richmond, Virginia and Daegu, S. Korea.

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