about me


Savannah Thorne has spent nearly two decades working with and in the publishing industry. 


Brief Bio


Savannah Thorne graduated with a B.A. from the University of Iowa where she studied in the Writers’ Workshop with Jorie Graham, James Galvin, Gerald Stern, and other notable poets. She also holds two cum laude Master’s degrees, one from DePaul University in Chicago and one from Norwich University in Vermont. Her poetry has appeared in over thirty literary journals. Originally from Chicago, after Hurricane Isabel hit her home in 2003, she has lived all over the United States. She served as editor-in-chief for Conclave: A Journal of Character for a number of years, and currently works as a freelance editor.


Public Appearances


Speaker: OKC Writers, Inc.

Speaker: Wizard World Comic Con 2017

Speaker:: Rose State Short Writing Course 2012. 

Speaker: Rose State Short Writing Course 2013. 




Honorable Mention for The Missouri ReviewPoet’s Prize

Three-time finalist for the Casey Shay Poet’s Prize

“Poem of the Year” from The Iowa Rag

Fourth Place in the Fall, 2008, New Hampshire Poet’s Prize

Honorable Mention for The Missouri Review Poet’s Prize

Three-time finalist for the Casey Shay Poet’s Prize



My creative works have appeared in....

Her work includes Scholars and Rogues, Handful of Dust, Damselfly, The Iowa Rag, Ginger Piglet, The Missouri Review, Mudvein, Potpourri, The Wisconsin Review, Rhino, Rose Red Review, Linden Avenue Literary Journal, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, The Lyric, Parabola, Conclave: A Journal of Character, The Meadowland Review, Extracts, Sliver of Stone, Silent Revelations, The Atlanta Review, Yemassee, Burnt District, Josephine, Fickle Muses, The Potomac Review, The Ilanot Review, Border Crossing, Little Patuxent Review and others.


Literary Representation
My literary works are represented. by the Linda Chester Literary Agency.


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