Anne Boyer was born in Topeka, Kansas in 1973. She is the author of The Romance of Happy Workers, Selected Dreams with a Note on Phrenology, and Anne Boyer's Good Apocalypse. Her work has appeared in The Poker, Denver Quarterly, The Canary, Painted Bride Quarterly, and other journals.
Boyer earned an M.F.A. degree in creative writing in 1997 from Wichita State University and a B.A. degree in English literature in 1996 from Kansas State University.
Before coming to the Kansas City Art Institute, she taught creative writing and literature in the English department at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Boyer has been teaching at the Kansas City Art Institute since 2007.
Boyer now lives in Overland Park, Kansas, where she edits the poetry magazine Abraham Lincoln with K. Silem Mohammad.
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