Tara Shea Burke, 37th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Tara Shea Burke

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



University Theatre

Author/Artist Bio

TARA SHEA BURKE is a poet, feminist, activist and teacher who is working on a collection of poetry after traveling to South Africa and Senegal immersed in service learning. She earned her MFA from Old Dominion University in 2012 and helped found and edit the first volumes of Barely South Review. She is a poetry editor for The Quotable, teaches English and writing in Norfolk, and yoga in the Hampton Roads area. She has published poems and essays, and her chapbook, Let the Body Beg, was published in May 2014 by ELJ Publications.


Burke read with Sasha Pimentel on Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.


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