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Beth Roberts

Beth Roberts

Editorial Director, Communication and Marketing

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

Her second book of poems, Like You, is the winner of the 2019 Ottoline Prize and will be published by Fence Books in fall of 2020. Her first book, Brief Moral History in Blue, was published by New Issues Poetry & Prose in 2001. 

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


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