Frances Cannon, Monday Geometry, 11 x 14" (2016)
Frances Cannon is a writer and artist who received her MFA in nonfiction and book arts at Iowa Writers Workshop. She has recently published two books of poetry: Tropicalia and Uranian Fruit. She is the author and illustrator of the graphic memoir The Highs and Lows of Shapeshift Ma and Big-Little Frank and the upcoming publication of Walter Benjamin Reimagined with MIT Press. Cannon was born in Utah and since then has bounced around living, making artwork, and writing, in Oregon, Maine, Montana, Vermont, California, France, Italy, and Guatemala. She received her bachelor’s in poetry and printmaking at the University of Vermont, where she self-published several chapbooks of silkscreened prints and poems. She has also worked as an editorial intern and contributor at McSweeney’s quarterly, The Believer, and The Lucky Peach, and The Iowa Review. She has recently been published in Vice, The Examined Life Journal, Edible magazine, Electric Lit, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn. She currently teaches creative writing at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont and the Shelburne Craft School in Shelburne, Vermont.