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Beth Roberts

Editorial Director, Communication and Marketing

Beth Roberts began working in the publications office (now communication and marketing) at Augustana in 1990. She also has taught composition and poetry at Augustana and elsewhere, worked as a freelance writer and published poems in many journals.

In 2001 her book of poems, Brief Moral History in Blue, was published by New Issues. A second full-length manuscript, Evolvers, was a finalist in the 2016 Cleveland State University Open Book Prize and the 2016 Black Box Prize out of Rescue Press. 

Specializations: Writing, Communication and marketing, Poetry, Copy editing


  • B.A., Western Michigan University
  • M.F.A., University of Iowa