Lightsey Darst

Originally from Tallahassee, Lightsey Darst writes, dances, writes about dance, and teaches in Minneapolis. Her awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Minnesota State Arts Board. Her book Find the Girl (Coffee House Press, 2010) won the 2011 Minnesota Book Award for Poetry, and her poems have been published in DIAGRAM, Gulf Coast, Spork, and others. She also hosts the writing salon “The Works."